[SunHELP] Installing Solaris 10 on a drive with LInux

Trey Sizemore trey at fastmail.fm
Sat Feb 26 12:57:12 CST 2005

I currently have 2 80GB drives, the first
with FreeBSD only and the second with SUSE 9.2, Ubuntu 5.04, and ~20GB
of space with Fedora. I want to overwrite the Fedora partition with
Solaris 10, but I have some concerns. I'm currently booting
multibooting with GAG (gag.sourceforge.net) where each distro has its
respective boot loader on its primary partition and GAG (on disk 1's
MBR) allows me to boot into any of them.

1- Anything special that needs to be done to install Solaris 10 on the
second disk? I've read there are some issues with Solaris 10 and
wanting to overwrite Linux swap partitions.

2- Does Solaris have the option to install its bootloader on its primary
partition vs. the MBR? I want to continue to use GAG for booting and
just add Solaris as an option.


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