[PLUG] Problem with Solaris Installation

Kunal Thakar kunalt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 20:08:44 PDT 2007


On 6/12/07, Ashutosh Adkar <ashu.adkar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have an 80 GB Hard Disk.
> I have Windows XP already installed.
> The HDD is divided into the following partitions :
> C: 10 GB
> D: 20 GB
> E: 20 GB
> F: 20 GB
>
> 10 GB of unused space.
>
> I wish to install Solaris 10 in this unused space.
>
> The trouble is Solaris does not show this unused space...
> I just shows,
> 10 GB Unknown
> 67 GB FATEXTLBA (or something like that)
> with 8 MB of unused space.
>
> Whats goin on?
> Please help.
> Thanks in advance.
>
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> Regards,
> Ashutosh Adkar
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Solaris requires a primary partition for installation.
You can read more about it here
http://www.genunix.org/distributions/belenix_site/?q=hdinstall
I would also suggest using Belenix, it comes with a LiveCD.

Kunal


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