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Old 06-10-2006, 09:19 PM   #1
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Booting from the DVD


I downloaded a copy of Aurora Linux for Sparc and I am trying to install it on a Sun Blade 100. I have installed linux multiple times on regular x86 computers with a normal BIOS, but I am unsure of how to get the Sun Blade to boot off of the DVD I just burned. When I insert it before the startup it doesn't seem to recognize the disk and merely boots to the Solaris 9 setup on the hard drive. Unfortunately, I do not have the password to login to Solaris, so it would be nice if I could simply boot off the DVD and erase the hard drive.

Any help in this matter is appreciated,
Curtis Schulz
 
Old 06-11-2006, 05:43 AM   #2
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go into the bios and check if its even booting from that drive.
 
  


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