Installing OpenSolaris on the MAC

OpenSolaris 2008.05 Meet the MacBook Pro

Brian has an excellent post about installing OpenSolaris on the MAC. As he notes he is "not the first to document this configuration (1). However, I wasn't successful with any of the other approaches I discovered. Maybe this was because it most cases they were using a pre-release build of OpenSolaris 2008.05. So, for what it's worth, here are the steps that led me to success... "

Check it out here: 

http://weblogs.java.net/blog/bleonard/archive/2008/05/_opensolaris_20.html


Comments:

Alternatively, you can install it using Virtual Box on Mac as well as described at:

http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta/entry/jruby_on_rails_and_mysql

Posted by Arun Gupta on June 26, 2008 at 01:24 PM GMT #

I found Brian's blog helpful when installing on an Intel iMac 24 inch. The only diference was that I had to:

sudo fdisk -e /dev/rdisk0

instead of:

sudo fdisk -e /dev/disk0

That missing 'r' stumped me for a while.

Posted by Paul Harper on June 26, 2008 at 06:57 PM GMT #

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