Jumpstart does not work when using Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM) & customer cannot use DHCP or wanboot (Doc ID 1551504.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 9/10 U9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Customer is trying to jumpstart a client using a Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM). This will not work as described in BUG 15204549.

I.E.

Jumpstart server has IP 10.0.0.5 and subnet mask of 255.255.248.0. Client has IP 10.0.0.9.

 

The work around to this issue is to use  DHCP or wanboot but customer states this is not possible .

Cause

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