Just installed Solaris but can't boot to it.

Just installed Solaris but can't boot to it.

Post by Matt Paoli » Sat, 09 Jan 1999 04:00:00

Hi all,
  I have to hard drives and both have one large partition each.  I
just installed Solaris 2.6 on my secondary drive (which is not my boot
drive) but I obviously it won't boot to the drive that I installed
Solaris on.  Now, I know there has to be a way to do this.  The
installation program gave me one option.  To choose the drive I wanted
to install it.  But, I didn't want to install it on my current boot
drive because I have Win 98 on there and I want to preserve. So, I
told it to install Solaris on my secondary drive then it told me that
I had to change my boot drive in my BIOS.  I'm not going to do that.
When I boot, it only boots to Win 98 and doesn't even recognize the
Solaris drive because it's not bootable.

Any help would be appreciated.   Thanks in advance....

Matt Paolini


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