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Old 04-08-2002
Question Booting from a DVD?

I'm taking delivery of 8 Sun Ultra 10's this afternoon and I have to install SOLARIS 8 on them. SOLARIS 8 is also being delivered on DVD.

My question is : What command at the PROM prompt do I enter to boot from the DVD? Will 'boot cdrom' work or is it simply 'boot dvd'???


ok boot cdrom


ok boot dvd
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Old 04-11-2002
I looked around on this when it first came out but never found anything definite.

What was the answer? Did you get it to boot with cdrom or dvd?
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Old 04-12-2002
Never found that out!!

I just booted from a CD in the normal fashion - boot cdrom

I inserted the DVD into the the DVD drive, but either the disc was not readable or the drive was faulty.........
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