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Re: Disk partition on a Sparc 5

On Tue, 2001-10-02 at 19:22, David Demland wrote:
> I am trying to install Debian on a Sparc 5. I get to the point of partition
> the disk, question: What units should I use and what are the sizes? When I
> configure them they way I think they should be I can not install the tar
> balls there is an error. I am sure it is disk space.

make sure you have a sun partition table.  make sure partition 3 is a
"Whole Disk".  and that swap is not on partition 1.  other than that,
you can configure any sizes you desire.

if you let fdisk auto partition the disk, it should stick / on part1,
swap on part2 and make part3 a "Whole Disk"


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