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How to access & install Reality from the delivery ISO image

There are utilities which can access an ISO file as a disk drive for both Windows and UNIX.

On Windows:

There are utilities available which can mount an ISO file as a disk drive which can then be used as one would a CD drive. See for instance 'Virtual Clone Drive' from Elaborate Bytes.

On UNIX there are utilities which can make a standard ISO file accessible as a block device, like a CD-ROM, which can then be mounted and accessed as a file system. See examples below.

Note: Do not attempt installation using a copy of files from a DVD or a mounted ISO file image copy to a local disk directory, either burn the ISO file to a DVD or mount using a virtual drive.


Example on Solaris:-

# mkdir /mnt/iso
# lofiadm -a /tmp/rlty-V14.2.BN.10318.iso /dev/lofi/1
# mount -F hsfs -o ro /dev/lofi/1 /mnt/iso
# cd /mnt/iso
# ./setup

Example on Linux:-

# mkdir /mnt/disk
# mount -o loop disk1.iso /mnt/disk
# cd /mnt/disk
# ./setup

Example on AIX:-

#/usr/sbin/crfs -v jfs -g rootvg -a size=800 -m/cd1iso -Ano -pro -tno -a frag=4096 -a nbpi=4096 -a ag=8
# dd if=image.iso of=/dev/rlv00 bs=10M
# chfs -a vfs=cdrom cd1iso
# mount /cd1iso
# cd /cd1iso
# ./setup

When done unmount and remove the file system

# rmfs /cd1iso

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