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Old 06-11-2007
Question installing solaris

i have a laptop that i am no longer using and wish to try and install solaris 10 on it for learning purposes but im stumped. i went to sun.com and downloaded the dvd image but i feel like im at a dead end. the files and folders on the dvd image are clearly meant to be used on an existing unix-based machine. do i format this sucker and try booting from the dvd? i dont think it is a bootable disc tho..

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Old 06-11-2007
I've been able to boot a laptop from that DVD but my machine did not have enough memory. I used the 5 CD-ROM set downloadable from sun.com and that installed much more successfully.

It should install on a machine with no operating system installed.
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Old 06-12-2007
yes, I think it's easy for download ISO CD Image from sun.com, burn it and install. I was installed it in my Laptop and thereis I was install Windows XP and no problem with my windows OS...

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