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Getting Started With OpenSolaris 2008.11
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Installing on a Mac OS X System and Parallels

If you are installing on a system and are running the Mac OS X and have installed Parallels, use the following procedure to install an OpenSolaris OS.

How to Install When Using Parallels

Before You Begin

See “Solaris Network Driver Installation” instructions in the Parallels Desktop for Mac User Guide.

  1. During the Parallels pseudo environment setup, set the networking choice to Ethernet bridge.
  2. Using Parallels, boot the Live CD.
  3. Continue the installation of the OpenSolaris OS.

    For installation instructions, see Installing OpenSolaris 2008.11 from the Live CD.

  4. After installation of the OpenSolaris 2008.11 release, install the network driver.

    For a sample installation that includes instructions for installing the network driver, see OpenSolaris in Parallels VM on Mac OS X.

Next Steps

Review the additional features that are available for your use after installation at Next Steps After Installation.

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