Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) 2/04 Release Notes

Default Install Might Be Disabled If Swap Slice Is Not on The Default Boot Disk (4527984)

When you install from the Solaris 8 Installation CD and you choose a swap slice that is not on the default boot disk, the Default Install selection might be disabled. This problem can occur even when the swap slice starts at cylinder 0 and the default boot disk contains sufficient space for a Default Install. The following error message is displayed.

Note:Default install is not possible.The file system requires manual layout.

Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds.