The SolarisTM 8 (Intel Platform Edition) 7/01 Release Notes Update contains installation problem details and other information that were not available until immediately before the release of the Solaris 8 7/01 operating environment.
In this document the term “IA” refers to the Intel 32–bit processor architecture, which includes the Pentium, Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium II Xeon, Celeron, Pentium III, and Pentium III Xeon processors and compatible microprocessor chips made by AMD and Cyrix.
These notes are for users and system administrators who are installing and using the Solaris 8 7/01 operating environment.
You may need to refer to the following manuals when installing Solaris software:
Solaris 8 Start Here
In the Solaris 8 7/01 Release Documents Collection on the Solaris 8 7/01 Documentation CD
In print with the product (installation issues and bugs only)
On http://docs.sun.com (the most up-to-date information)
Solaris documentation is available on the Solaris 8 7/01 Documentation CD included with this product.
For some hardware configurations, you may need supplemental hardware-specific instructions for installing the Solaris operating environment. If your system requires hardware-specific actions at certain points, the manufacturer of your hardware has provided supplemental Solaris installation documentation. Refer to those materials for hardware-specific installation instructions.
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