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Old 06-06-2011
Need a booteable Solaris 8 cd PLSS!!!

Hi I need urgently a Solaris 8 , 9 or 10 Booteable. I cant find a booteable cd in sun.com....any help would be appreciated!!! Thx in advance for your help.Smilie
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Old 06-06-2011
Bootable Solaris 10 DVD can be found here: Solaris Operating System - Get Solaris 10
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Old 06-06-2011
Thx Bartus

I already have downloaded the image form this site, but unfortunally it didnt work....I'll try to burn the image into a DVD-R....hopefully it works.

Thank you for your response,
Smilie
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Old 06-07-2011
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Originally Posted by lolos406
I already have downloaded the image form this site, but unfortunally it didnt work....I'll try to burn the image into a DVD-R....hopefully it works.

Thank you for your response,
Smilie

hm, have you checked the md5sum?
are you sure its the right version (sparc/x86)?
it happens that some BIOS/DVD drives cannot boot from DVD but do boot from CD. I had such problem.
so, to be sure, try some other bootable DVD, like Linux.
If that's the case, you can boot from first Solaris CD, and when grub menu appears, swap cd with dvd. that worked for me on x86.
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Old 06-08-2011
THX Orange47!!

Thx for this advise, Ill try it. I'll let you know outcomes.

Best regards. Smilie
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