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Re: Platespin Forge 510 O.S recovery ESX 3.50


rborrison;2027015 Wrote:
> We normally recommend simply rebuilding the Forge appliance with one of
> our USB rebuild kits, which will also rebuild the Platespin Management
> VM and the OS on it:
>
> 'NOVELL: Downloads - PlateSpin Forge USB Image 2.5'
> (http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=x_7wAbaRe_Y)
>
> From what I'm aware, the Forge 3.0 rebuild kit has some issues that the
> team is currently working on, so we would recommend rebuilding in the
> following order:
>
> 1) Rebuilding the appliance using the 2.5 rebuild kit provided on the
> link above
> 2) Applying the Forge 2.5 HF1 update
> ftp://ftp.novell.com/outgoing/Forge2.5HF1+RelNotes.zip
> 3) Executing a software upgrade to Forge 3.0.1
> 'NOVELL: Downloads - PlateSpin Forge 3.0'
> (http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=C3BckY0Hp0s)
>
> Alternatively, you could try executing the script on our USB key -
> depending on what version of Forge you currently have installed, you
> might be able to re-install the management VM using this method:
>
> 1a. Steps for the 1950/R610
> mkdir /mnt/usb
> mount /dev/sdb1
> cp
>
> /mnt/usb/ApplianceConfiguration/Configuration/UnififiedInstaller/S99xPlateSpi
>
> n_firstboot /etc/init.d
> ln -s /etc/init.d/S99xPlaetSpin_firstboot /etc/rc3.d
>
> 1b. Steps for the 2950/R710
> mkdir /mnt/usb
> mount /dev/sdc1
> cp
>
> /mnt/usb/ApplianceConfiguration/Configuration/UnififiedInstaller/S99xPlateSpi
>
> n_firstboot /etc/init.d
> ln -s /etc/init.d/S99xPlaetSpin_firstboot /etc/rc3.d
>
> 2. /etc/rc3.d/S99xPlateSpin_firstboot


Hello I have Forge 2.5 but the link above to the download the 2.5 USB
toolkit is no longer available. How can I do a rebuild of my system?

Thanks Michael


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