Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-sparc
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-sparc: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-sparc@g.o
From: gentuxx <gentuxx@...>
Subject: Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 15:14:34 -0700
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

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


References:
OT: From gentoo to Solaris
-- gentuxx
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
-- Andrew Gaffney
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
-- gentuxx
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
-- Kumba
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-sparc: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Next by thread:
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Previous by date:
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Next by date:
Re: OT: From gentoo to Solaris


Updated Jun 17, 2009

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-sparc mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.