NFS Mount Install Using Remote Tape Media


OS Level: AIX Version 4.1.4
Type/Model: 320


An 8mm tape drive on a system 560 needs to be used to install software on a remote system 320.


First install the products to hard disk for future installation (server), export the NFS filesystem (server), and then NFS mount the filesystem (client). The following steps describe this procedure.

On the server

  1. Create a separate user filesystem:

  2. To mount the user created filesystem:

  3. Copy the installation product to hard disk for installation:

  4. To add the filesystem for NFS exporting:

On the Clients

  1. In order to NFS mount the filesystem on the client, do the following:

  2. For installing products on the client, the input device is now the directory of the NFS-mounted filesystem (for example, /usr/sys/inst.images).

[ Doc Ref: 93326432011176     Publish Date: Aug. 20, 1999     4FAX Ref: none ]