I need to re-format a Sun Ultra5 so I can sell it, but I have no password to
I think I need to halt the boot, make it boot to Solaris CD, and re-format
the drive. Could use some help with the commands to do this.
>I think I need to halt the boot, make it boot to Solaris CD, and re-format
>the drive. Could use some help with the commands to do this.
That should give you an OK prompt.
Stick your O/S CDROM in and type 'boot cdrom'.
May not need to worry about it if the buyer knows how to
overwrite the root password from a cdrom boot.
Mount your root disk on the cdrom mountpoint /a, rw.
Then erase the password field for root.
I incorrectly partitioned a 4Gb disk using DOS's fdisk..
I removed all the partitions to be begin a fresh install, but now fdisk
complains about the selection (unknow FS type?), and then I go round in
I've tried to re-partition using the installation CD but that fails ..
Do I need to use a low-level format utility to wipe the disk, and whats
the correct way to format a disk
for Linux ?
Thanks in advance,
8. Quota Error