How to install solaris2.5 x86 using LBA on WD 2.5 gig Hard Drive

How to install solaris2.5 x86 using LBA on WD 2.5 gig Hard Drive

Post by Yulong Zh » Fri, 09 Aug 1996 04:00:00



I am try to install solaris 2.5 x86 to my P166, when I am using normal
block size, it's runing ok, the solaris knew the disk size is 2460M,but
when I am using the LBA, and Large, the solaris only know there only 1212 M
on the disk, I don't know why?

please help me ! thanks

bytheway, I am using the DU3 boot disk!


 
 
 

How to install solaris2.5 x86 using LBA on WD 2.5 gig Hard Drive

Post by Mike Batchel » Fri, 09 Aug 1996 04:00:00



Quote:>I am try to install solaris 2.5 x86 to my P166, when I am using normal
>block size, it's runing ok, the solaris knew the disk size is 2460M,but
>when I am using the LBA, and Large, the solaris only know there only 1212 M
>on the disk, I don't know why?

I don't think x86 supports LBA, nor does it need to, since it does not
suffer from the 1024 cylinder limit in MS-DOS.  Turn off LBA and all that
workaround *for Microsoft code, and you'll be fine.

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How to install solaris2.5 x86 using LBA on WD 2.5 gig Hard Drive

Post by Dan Mi » Thu, 10 Oct 1996 04:00:00




>I am try to install solaris 2.5 x86 to my P166, when I am using normal
>block size, it's runing ok, the solaris knew the disk size is 2460M,but
>when I am using the LBA, and Large, the solaris only know there only 1212 M
>on the disk, I don't know why?

This was a bug in the DU3 IDE disk driver that has been fixed in DU4.
Please get DU4.

>please help me ! thanks

>bytheway, I am using the DU3 boot disk!



 
 
 

1. how to install solaris 2.5 x86 to 2.5 gig WD HD

help, currently I am try to install solaries 2.5 on 2.5 GIG WD IDE
HD, but I found the limitation, if I using LBA, the Solaris only
know it's around the 1.2 gig.

what I suppose to do, I try to install win95 in the first partition.
and winnt in the second partition and solaries 2.5 on the third
partion, if there is LBA, that solaries can recognize it, that's
going to be better, anyone can help me with it ?

thanx!

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