--- Bill-S <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 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 > http://groups.yahoo.com/ > > 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 > install. > > 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 > type. > > > -- I would recommend the second drive option. I have attempted installing Solaris 10 on multiple computers and all if ever seems to do is corrupt the drive on me. Once I got it to boot up and go into their version of X windows. After installing the Bonus pack with KDE and such never turned on again. Very frustrating. good luck, I've given up until I have a Sun Box to play with. -brian _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"