Your server might have the Solaris OS preinstalled on the hard drive. If so, you must erase it before installing Linux.
Before You Begin
Obtain a copy of the Tools and Drivers CD before starting this procedure.
Caution - This procedure erases all data from the hard drive. Back up any data you wish to save before starting this procedure.
If your server does not have a CD/DVD drive, use the remote console (JavaRConsole). See How to Connect Remotely Using the ILOM Web Interface in Sun Fire X4800 Server Installation Guide.
The tools and drivers main menu appears.
This erases all partitions currently on the primary hard drive except for the diagnostic partition. If the diagnostic partition is present, it is not erased.