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  • Started 6 years ago by exploredeep
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exploredeep
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Hi to all, am new to this forum,
i have dell inspiron 1520, os- windows vista home basic
i want to install solaris 10 along with vista in AHCI mode,
could any one consult me how to do that?
if solaris 10 is not possible to install in AHCI mode,
what version of solaris can i install?
i want to work on sun studio 12.

Posted 6 years ago
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raphoenix
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exploredeep,
Welcome to The HTG Forums.
My opinion only.
I would suggest running Solaris on its own machine if you want to develop.
Dual booting with all of its own issues will only distract from what you are trying to accomplish.
Here is an old article but not sure if this is really what you want to do.
http://blogs.sun.com/moinakg/e.....press_dual
There is discussion concerning running Solaris in Virtual Box but again, believe you will get absorbed in booting schemes and not pure development.
I'm sure other Members of HTG who run Solaris have differing opinions.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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