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Network Installation Management Guide and Reference
Use this procedure to create the
IPL ROM emulation media on the NIM master for machines that do not have a
BOOTP-enabled IPL ROM.
- Insert a formatted diskette or a tape into the
appropriate drive on the NIM master.
bosboot -T rs6k \
-r /usr/lpp/bos.sysmgt/nim/methods/IPLROM.emulation \
-d DeviceName -M both
where DeviceName can be fd0, /dev/fd0,
rmt0, or /dev/rmt0. This operation requires that
the devices.base.rte fileset be installed on the
machine upon which the emulation media is being created.
- Insert the IPL ROM emulation media in the appropriate
drive on the target machine.
- From the NIM container, from the NIM menu, select Create IPL ROM
- Use the dialog to complete the task; all fields are required.
IPL ROM emulation can also be
created using the smit iplrom fast path.
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