SUMMARY: inodes and jumpstart

From: U n d e r a c h i e v e r <>
Date: Thu Nov 18 2004 - 04:04:53 EST
Hi all,

It seems it cannot be done, but Darren helpfully provided a suggested
workaround using 'preinstall' script and 'preserve' during filesystem
creation part of jumpstart. Thanks!

Solution enclosed.

--- Darren Dunham <> wrote: 
> > We're rolling out a large number of hosts using jumpstart.
> > 
> > I'd like to increase the inode density on a given slice during the
> > jumpstart install... is this possible without resorting to newfs in
> the
> > post-install stage?
> That's certainly the easiest way.  Especially if it's a filesystem
> with
> little or no OS data (/export or /whatever).
> If it's an OS filesystem (/var), then it might be easier to instead
> use
> a pre-install script to build the partitioning and filesystems, and
> then
> use an "existing" flag for the partitioning, or just list that one
> filesystem as "existing" and "preserve" in the filesys line in the
> profile.
> Then you've got the inodes you need, and that filesystem will be used
> to
> hold the OS during the install.

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