>> I wanted to reinstall solaris 2.6 on my sun machine. I would like to know at
>> most how much space I could assign to root partition. Thanks. Fol.lowing is
>> the output of command "uname -a" on my sun machine
>> SunOS sun20-1 5.6 Generic_105181-05 sun4m sparc SUNW,SPARCstation-20
> No more than 2G unless you're using an Ultra architecture.
> No more than 1G if your PROM is less than version 2.6.
It's not just the size but also the location that matters. The
root filesystem could be 60MB but if it resides past the 2GB
(or 1GB, appropriately) point of the disk it still won't work.
Just make sure the root partition is wholly contained within
the first 2GB of the disk and you'll be fine (1GB for the really