SUMMARY: Solaris x86 + Win2k on same drive
ggallag at foc.com
Thu Nov 8 10:44:04 EST 2001
> I'm thinking about installing Solaris x86 and Windows 2000 on a new
> workstation I bought. I read a few FAQs but am still a bit confused
> about duel booting both if they are on the same physical drive.
> Basically I'm wondering:
> -- which should I install first/last? What if I threw Linux on
> the drive as well?
> -- is it possible to have Win2k and Solaris x86 on the same
> drive? Which partition is made active? I thought that there
> was a problem with NT and Solaris on the same, but ...
Solaris and Win2k *can* exist on the same physical drive, with Linux
even. The real trick is to install Win2k _first_, Solaris second and
Linux third (if you want to install Linux).
Michael Grice sent me this link, which is very useful for
understanding multibooting Solaris with other Operating Systems:
Also, Petros Triantafyllidis pointed to this article on SysAdmin Mag
from last October:
For responding, much thanks goes out to:
Hicham EL Akkaoui
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