SUMMARY: [SunHELP] Disk Parition in Solaris

Asif Iqbal iqbala at
Sat Dec 20 01:22:02 CST 2003

I were able to do it this way. I cancelled out of installation and dropped to
shell prompt. Then using format I can force the partitions to the cylinders I
wanted. Then invoked suninstall to go back to installation and chose VTOC table
options as my manual layout


Asif Iqbal
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On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Asif Iqbal wrote:

> Hi All
> I am trying to install Solaris 8 on a Seagate disk (73gb) with the following
> requirement
> slice 1 (swap) start at cylinder 0
> slice 0 (/) start at a higher cylinder
> However everytime I pick slice 1 at cylinder 0 and slice 0 at a higher cylinder
> number it forces slice 0 to cylinder 0 and slice 1 to the next available
> cylinder number
> I know there is way to match my requirement but I am not sure how.
> Any help/suggestion would be greatly appreciated
> Thanks

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