The unanimous consensus was that I would be OK as long as I do two things:
1) Install the OS on separate disks or partitions
2) set the default boot device to the default OS that I want it to boot.
Sr. UNIX Administrator
(425) 462-1999 x179
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blake Roberts
> Sent: Friday, March 31, 2000 7:31 AM
> To: Sun Managers (E-mail)
> Subject: Dual booting a E420 with 2 versions of Solaris
> I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this, but I want to see if there are
> any problems with this. I've been asked to set up several E420R's to dual
> boot Solaris 2.6 and Solaris 7. My idea is to install the OS's on
> different disks so that they won't collide, then just boot to the proper
> disk. Is this correct?
> The main concern I have is going between a 32-bit platform and a 64-bit
> platform. I know I have to do an EEPROM update to the system for 2.6 (or
> at least I think I do). Will this screw up a 7 install?
> Blake Roberts
> Sr. UNIX Administrator
> Datachannel, Inc.
> (425) 462-1999 x179
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