Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: gentuxx <gentuxx@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 22:15:16
Message-Id: 45300FCA.80301@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] OT: From gentoo to Solaris by Kumba
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Kumba wrote:
> gentuxx wrote: >> >> I've tried this, except I think I used "bs=1024". Still no joy. > > Drop the bs= and count= bits, and let dd overwrite the entire drive with > 0's until it runs out of space. Might take a few hours, so pop a movie > into the DVD player and kick back while dd wages a scorched earth > campaign on the drive. > > If Solaris refuses to work even after that, then it's broke, and it will > just further prove that Linux is superior, for t3h win. > > > --Kumba >
Thanks to all who replied! This is what worked. When I did the Solaris installation, I got an error when it tried to write the VTOC, but then it was able to successfully create the file systems! Thanks again! Yay! =D - -- gentux echo "hfouvyyAhnbjm/dpn" | perl -pe 's/(.)/chr(ord($1)-1)/ge' gentux's gpg fingerprint ==> 5495 0388 67FF 0B89 1239 D840 4CF0 39E2 18D3 4A9E -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFMA/KTPA54hjTSp4RAiGbAKCaXf6heJuZpciSNfIX0VC/9NwafgCePt/v qtkklVhvZj4o2XYvnYzrZ+o= =/tJ4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list