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Old 11-19-2002
dual boot solaris off of 2nd HDD

I did a search on the board, but I could not find anything specific to dual booting windows and solaris, with solaris being placed on a second hard drive. I have solaris 8 intel, and I am trying to dual boot, but the Solaris installation process is quite intimidating. I am afraid I am going to do something that will screw up my Windows install. Can anyone help out?
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Old 11-20-2002
Try and do a search on www.google.com as well google is a great place.

I've installed Solaris 8 on a laptop and it had windows and linux on it aswell. now this went fine I was wondering about how I would configure the tripe boot. But what I found is that after I installed Solaris 8 when the computer booted in went into it's own little boot device thing.

From there I select what parition I wanted to boot. I knew hda1 was windows and I also knew the linux partitions aswell. For example If I choose hda1 (number 1 in options) then it would go into the lilo and I would then pick windows or linux. I couldn't be bothered playing with the config so I've just kept it as that.

Also you should loose or stuff up your winodws drive if you choose not to install on that HDD. Everything should run fine. But if you want some texts on it try searching google.com

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Old 11-20-2002
See the post on SunSolve - the info you are looking for is towards the bottom -

Utilizing a third party program to use more than one disk drive and multiple OS
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Old 11-21-2002
Well, I got it working. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. What I did (I'm posting this for reference) was install a boot partition on the first drive and the Solaris installation on the 2nd drive. I am having a bit of trouble with my video display, but hopefully I can work that out.
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