[SunHELP] Installing Solaris 10 on a logical partition
daniel_tahin at web.de
Tue Apr 19 08:09:55 CDT 2005
Yes, you have right. I think there isn't any other solution left :-))
The SunHELP List <sunhelp at sunhelp.org> schrieb am 18.04.05 21:50:35:
> Use vmware (get a demo copy). It works really well for sol 9 x86
> running under windows
> Phil Stracchino wrote:
> >Daniel Tahin wrote:
> >>I have downloaded Solaris 10 for PC, to getting familiar with it. I'm very new in Solaris:-)
> >>To install it, i use the bootable CD-image. Installing it, is very simple, but i would like to install it in a logical partition, because i need the available 4 primary partition, since there is other OS's on the PC (e.g. Windows), that like a primary partition to be installed in.
> >>It seems the install-wizard doesn't allow this. I tryed to create a logical partition under Linux, and change the partition-ID to 0xBF (this was the ID of the primary partition, after the installation), but the install-wizard didn't recognize it.
> >>Can you help me at this problem, or is this possible at all?
> >You cannot turn a logical partition into a primary partition simply by
> >changing its ID. The structures are physically different, and if
> >Solaris x86 requires a physical partition and you have none available,
> >you're out of luck.
> >Have you considered installing another disk? This would give you four
> >more primary partitions available.
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