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Boot Disk Management: A Guide for the Solaris™ Operating Environment by David Deeths, John S. Howard

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Glossary

architecture

The specific design and components of a computer system and the way they interact with one another.

archive

A collection of several files bundled into one file by a program for shipment or storage.

automated installation

A feature of JumpStart that enables correctly configured JumpStart software to be automatically installed, without manual intervention, on the JumpStart client.

begin script

A Bourne shell script specified in the JumpStart server rules file that is executed before a Solaris Operating Environment installation begins.

boot block

An 8-Kbyte disk block that contains information used to boot a system. The boot block directly follows the disk label.

boot disk

The disk from which an operating ...

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