Tuesday, June 03, 2008

OpenSolaris 2008.05 Installation Screenshots

The following screenshots show step by step, how to install OpenSolaris 2008.05.

Boot as LiveCD

Boot as LiveCD

Before you install, you can use the Device Driver Utility to check for hardware compatibility.

Click on "Install OpenSolaris" to install. Make sure you backup your data.

Step 1: Disk
Choose Disk
Choose the disk or partition to install

Choose which partition to install, set partition type to "Solaris". You can choose "Use the whole disk", then all data on the disk will be erased.

Step 2: Time Zone
set time zone
Set time zone

There is a world map for you to choose the time zone.

Step 3: Locale
choose locale
Choose locale

You have english, chinese, japanese...

Step 4: Users

Create the root password and a normal user(optional).

Step 5: Installation
The installation may take 30 minutes

Just wait, normally it will take about 30 minutes, but depends on your machine.

Once is done, eject the CD and reboot. Is easy right?

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