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Old 09-11-2004, 12:41 AM   #1
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Booting


I want to boot and istall suse. I have no idea at all what command to use and where to use it. I have an old version of Solaris on a Ultra 5 / 1000mg ram server. Can anyone please take out sometime to help me.
 
Old 09-11-2004, 01:29 AM   #2
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I don't understand what you're trying to say...

You have a sparc that you know well, and would
like to install SuSE on a PC or Mac, or are you
saying you're trying to get SuSE for PC to run on
the sparc?


Cheers,
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Old 09-11-2004, 01:36 AM   #3
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BOOT

I have a Sun Ultra 5 / 1 gig ram computer which is running and old version of Solaris. I'm a newb and i dont know to many commands. On this computer I want to install Suse Linux which I have on a cd. I dont know how to boot that cd to install the suse. When i click on the cdrom it gives me files and directories within the cd but I cannot double click on the file like windows and run it. Can anyone please tell me of a command, program, or file to get this booted.
 
Old 09-11-2004, 01:44 AM   #4
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Hmmm ... to the best of my knowledge SuSE doesn't
distribute a Linux for Sparc stations ... what does the
CD say, what is it for, where is it from?



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Tink
 
Old 09-11-2004, 01:56 AM   #5
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Ill ask the question in a basic form. What is the command in solaris to boot a cd on start up.
 
Old 09-11-2004, 02:10 AM   #6
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To boot the CD you just turn on your computer with the CD in the drive,
assuming your box will boot from CD. What Tinkster is trying to tell you
is that SuSE probably doesn't run on a Sparc, and you should browse
the files on the CD to determine that. Like, maybe you could find one
named INSTALL or README or just browse to SuSE's website. Of course,
Tinkster used to run SuSE and he probably already knows.
 
  


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