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Solaris 10 install hanging at 3%.. Where to find log file, or ideas?

Solaris 10 install hanging at 3%.. Where to find log file, or ideas?

Solaris 10 install hanging at 3%.. Where to find log file, or ideas?


Attempting to install Solaris 10 update 11 on a Sun Ultra 45 (single processor, 2GB RAM) off the official ISO downloaded from the Oracle website. File is verified to be good by the md5sum. Is there a log file I can view to see what the issue is? Where would the DVD installer store that? Any ideas on what may be wrong?

It is getting stuck at the installation at part:
"Solaris 10 Software [ Installing SUNWdefault-java ]"

with the progress bar at 3%.

The system is still responsive to where I can open a terminal and so on, but no progress ever gets made.

Thanks in advance.

RE: Solaris 10 install hanging at 3%.. Where to find log file, or ideas?


sun_sparc [38017]-> cd /var/sadm
sun_sparc [38018]-> ls
README         patch/         security/      softinfo/      system/
install/       pkg/           servicetag/    spool/         wbem/
install_data/  prod/          smc/           svm3/
sun_sparc [38019]-> cd install
sun_sparc [38020]-> ls
admin/             contents           gz-only-packages   logs/
sun_sparc [38021]-> cd logs
sun_sparc [38022]-> ls
Additional_Software_install.A09141417   Additional_Software_install.B09141417
sun_sparc [38023]-> ls -l
total 4
-rw-r--r--   1 root     root         131 Sep 14  2014 Additional_Software_install.A09141417
-rw-r--r--   1 root     root         191 Sep 14  2014 Additional_Software_install.B09141417
sun_sparc [38024]-> 

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