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From: "Mike Owen" <kyphros@...>
Subject: Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 11:36:31 -0700
On 10/7/06, gentuxx <gentuxx@...> wrote:
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> Hi All,
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> I have an Ultra5 that I was running gentoo on (quite happily I might
> add).  But a recent project requires that I switch it to Solaris
> (preferably 10, but 9 would work too).
>
> I'm running into an issue where the installer doesn't recognize the
> drive layout of the "big" drive I have in there now.  Is there a way
> with the gentoo-sparc InstallCD that I can reset the CHS settings in the
> partition map to something the (uber-picky) Solaris install script would
> recognize?
>

What size is the drive? If it's over about 130GB, you could be running
into a problem with the archaic IDE controller on that Ultra 5.


Mike
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