This procedure assumes that the system is down.
Disconnect the damaged system disk from the system.
You will often find a small switch located at the back of the disk for this purpose.
Connect the replacement system disk to the system and check the physical connections.
Refer to the disk's hardware installation guide for installation details.
Follow steps a-e if you are booting from a local Solaris CD or DVD or a remote Solaris CD or DVD from the network.
If you are booting from the network, skip step a.
If you are booting from a local Solaris CD or DVD, insert the Solaris installation CD or DVD into the drive.
Insert the Solaris boot diskette into the primary diskette drive (DOS drive A).
Press any key to reboot the system if the system displays the Type any key to continue prompt. Or, use the reset button to restart the system if the system is shut down.
The Boot Solaris screen is displayed after a few minutes.
Select the CD-ROM drive or net(work) as the boot device from the Boot Solaris screen.
The Current Boot Parameters screen is displayed.
Boot the system in single-user mode.
Select the type of installation: b -s
After a few minutes, the root prompt (#) is displayed.
After you boot the system, you can create an fdisk partition. Go to x86: How to Create a Solaris fdisk Partition.