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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2006 18:40:08 -0500
gentuxx wrote:
> 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?

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1

Running that from the Gentoo CD will clear off the disklabel created by fdisk. 
Then the Solaris installer can choose whatever settings it wants for the drive.

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Andrew Gaffney                            http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
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