[SunRescue] solaris 2.6 on a large eide drive
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Thu Jan 25 14:40:01 CST 2001
Install 2.6 first to a small partition on the drive (make
c0t0d0s0 the / for 2.6 and make it no more than 2GB.) All
OSes can share swapspace on c0t0d0s1. s2 is reserved for the
entire disk.... 2.6 does have issues with larger HDs, so
install it first and patch it, and the problem should go away.
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 12:33:23PM -0800, steve price wrote:
> ok, i'm suffereing a brain disconnect today. is there
> any disk size restriction built in 2.6 that would
> prevent it from being installed on a 20gb or larger
> eide drive?
> i would like to install 8, 7 and 2.6 if possible in a
> multi-slice/multi-boot scenario on my test/desktop
> system to support all the o/s in the buildings....
> 8 & 7 went fine onto their own slices, but one time i
> tried this awhile back it turned my drive into an 8gb.
> if i remember right, 2.6 wouldn't let me protect the
> already created other slices during the install like 7
> & 8 did....
> any words of wisdom besides a second smaller disk??
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