At Mon, 4 Sep 2006 it looks like Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC composed:

> On Sep 4, 2006, at 8:57 AM, dick hoogendijk wrote:
> > On 03 Sep Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> > 
> > > I am not sure about installing Solaris into an existing partition.
> > 
> > I remember one of the FBSD's (a RC, but still) destroying my partition
> > table. That's the reason I ask. I know that I don't have to use the main
> > option (that's for the whole disk). But if there are no problems know of
> > with the sol installer, than I'm a little less worried. I have no space
> > to
> > backup my XP and FBSD disk parts (at the moment).
> > 
> btw there is a Solaris X86 mail list at
> group/solarisx86/
> They might be better able to help out in determining the danger of installing
> in your situation.

A second drive of course would somewhat give some relief for this

I have, one a few of my boxes here, a BIOS enabled <F8> key for
selecting which disk to boot off of.  AMI I believe is the BIOS

   Bill Schoolcraft, PO Box 210076, San Francisco, CA 94121
"If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry."

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