Bootdisk for Sun Solaris?


 
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where is the bootdisk for Sun Solaris 8 located? Is it on the install CD because i dont see a bootdisk image file or RAWRITE anywhere. I am really new to pure Unix (I've used Linux for a little while) and need help badly.
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there is no boot disk except CD when you do installation and then HDD takes over. What do you need it for?
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Is the CD-ROM bootable? Check your BIOS for an option to either boot from the CD or to change the boot order.


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There is a floppy that you can use to boot your machine to install Solaris if your CDROM drive isn't bootable. I am sure you can get it from Sun's website. Try looking for the "Device Configuration Assistant." I have the Solaris 8 media from Sun and it was included, that is what they have labeled it.
 

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