A: From a Windows platform
- Download the OpenSolaris Live USB Creator: OsolLiveUSB003.
- Set target device to the USB device.
- Burn the usb image you’ve downloaded (you can find it here).
- Go to this link and follow the instructions.
USB install images burned using OsolLiveUSB003 on Windows 7 may have problems booting. In this case please download OsolLiveUSB002 and use it to burn the usb image.
B: From MacOS X (or other Unix)
Determine your device.
On Linux, paths are /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, etc …
On MacOS X, paths are in the form of /dev/diskN, and can be determined using “Disk Utility” by clicking on Info. Before proceeding you will have to unmount all partitions (on MacOS X, just click Unmount in Disk Utility; !!! do not Eject).
- Download 1G.header file
- Request syneto-unifiedstorage-VERSION.usb image from Syneto.
- Open the Terminal and make yourself root:
sudo su -
- Run the following command:
cat 1G.header syneto-storage-2.16.1273.usb | dd bs=1024k of=/dev/disk2
C: From the Syneto Storage installation
If you have a running installation of the Syneto Storage, you can use it to write an installation image to an USB stick. Steps to create bootable USB memory stick:
- Download USB image.
- Copy syneto-unifiedstorage-X.Y.NNNN.usb to existing storage as user admin (using scp/WinSCP)
- Login to existing storage as user admin using ssh (or Putty)
- Drop into root shell:
- Login again as ‘admin’
pfexec pkg install install/distribution-constructor
- Connect usb stick
- Follow instructions on screen
Boot from USB stick and follow the installation instructions.