[rescue] Solaris for PrimePower 250?
jplist2008 at kiwigeek.com
Wed Apr 24 15:40:05 CDT 2013
On Wed, 24 Apr 2013, Ian Finder wrote:
> > Yes, that's true.
> > But I was talking about how to open another shell from inside the installer.
> Even on text install, after failing to acquire a target disk, the
> install gracefully fails to a shell.
> It really is quite easy to use :)
If you know to run 'format'... which as a first time Solaris installer I
didn't and had no damned clue that the installer's problem was it couldn't
find a disk with the right disklabel, not that it was unable to locate any
Oh Debian, you have pampered me so.
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Steven M Jones <smj+rescue at crash.com> wrote:
> > On 04/24/2013 12:00, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> >> [...] but on all the installers
> >> from sunos4 up to solaris 8, you can simply right-click over the
> >> desktop and a menu [...]
> > Desktop? Menu? In the SunOS 4 installer? ISTR it was always text console for
> > SunOS 4.
> > In fact after a couple years in the working world I encountered an old
> > Sun-2/150U that had SunOS 3 on it, and discovered the SunTools-based GUI
> > installer, and howled because they had given up something that convenient
> > for the text-only stuff on SunOS 4.
> > --S.
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> Ian Finder
> (206) 395-MIPS
> ian.finder at gmail.com
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