[rescue] solaris on powerpc install problem

Walter Belgers walter+rescue at belgers.com
Wed Feb 16 02:28:57 CST 2005

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> > I am trying to install Solaris 2.5.1/PPC on a Motorola PowerStack but it
> > will not work. Does anybody have a hint to get me going?
> I don't recall the CD being bootable.  I worked for Sunservice
> supporting Solaris x86 and Solaris PPC, but as I recall I believe
> you had to boot from a boot floppy.  I know Solaris PPC came with
> two boot floppies... one for the Motorola platforms and one for the
> IBM platforms.

Aha, that would be an explanation :)

That leaves me with the next question: does anybody have a Motorola boot

It would be nice to add a Solaris PPC system to my Sun collection.

Walter Belgers
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