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From: Hamish Greig <hgreig@...>
Subject: Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2006 10:38:30 +1000
On Sunday 08 October 2006 09:40, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> 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.

To be clear on this, solaris will then right a new partition table and all 
your data will be lost. 

If you aren't fussed about losing all the data then just run 'format' from the 
solaris console window after the installer craps out recognising disks and 
slices.

Hamish
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