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Mike Owen wrote:
> On 10/7/06, gentuxx <gentuxx@...> wrote:
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>> Hi All,
>> 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
> 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.
It's 120GB. Solaris "sees" 114GB.
echo "hfouvyyAhnbjm/dpn" | perl -pe 's/(.)/chr(ord($1)-1)/ge'
gentux's gpg fingerprint ==> 5495 0388 67FF 0B89 1239 D840 4CF0 39E2
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