Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Hamish Greig <hgreig@×××××××××××.au>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] OT: From gentoo to Solaris
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2006 00:39:03
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] OT: From gentoo to Solaris by Andrew Gaffney
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 -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list