How to solaris 10 on an x86 machien

Posted on 2004-11-23
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
i am currently downloading solaris 10, 5 cd's from there web site. Once i finish the downloads i need to know how to insall this.

Do I burn the file to cd's or create images then burn them. Will the then boot from cd and allow a dual boot with XP?

Any help would be much appreciated.

The downloads are as states below
Question by:lesbian2
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    Accepted Solution

    According to the download instructions on this page:

    You will have to unzip the files then burn the ISO images.  If you're not sure how to do that, see:
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    Assisted Solution

    unzip the CD ISO images and then burned the image to CD one by one.

    Use the 1st CD to boot up from your PC, and then following the screen instructions to
    install it.

    Have a look at the installation instructions book (free, download the books):

    Please check all your hardware to see if they are in "Solaris (x86 Platform) Hardware
     Compatibility Lists":

    Before the software installation.

    Good luck!

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    > Will the then boot from cd and allow a dual boot with XP?
    Yes, if you burn the ISO image correctly, then you can boot from CD and install from there.
    Yesm it allow dual boot with XP. Install XP first.


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