[rescue] rescuing an ailing U10...

James Hartley jjhartley at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 18:42:54 CDT 2007

On 10/1/07, Mike Meredith <very at zonky.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Oct 2007 16:08:21 -0700, James Hartley wrote:
> > Is there a way to initialize non-Sun branded hard drives such that
> > drives other than Sun-branded disks can be used on (older) Sparc-based
> > machines?
> boot cdrom -s
> <wait>
> format

The Nevada build I have comprises six CD's.  Sun ensures that
everything necessary is always on the first disc?

Do you know where this magic number is written?  Somewhere within the MBR?

Thanks for your response.


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