This supplement contains instructions for installing the Windows Server 2003 operating system and Linux operating system on a Sun Firetrademark X4500 server.

Read Me First for Important Windows and Linux Installation Information

There are important considerations for successful installation of Windows and Linux on the Sun Fire X4500 server.

Windows Installation Information

Pressing the up or down cursor keys to scroll through the list of drives will not display the boot drive. If the cursor key is pressed, you must restart the Windows installation to be able to select the correct boot drive.

For detailed instructions on installing the Windows operating system, see the Sun Fire X4500 Server Windows Operating System Installation Guide, 820-0407.

Linux Installation Information

For detailed instructions on installing the Linux operating system, see the Sun Fire X4500 Server Operating System Installation Guide, 819-4362.

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Sun Fire X4500 Server Windows and Linux Operating System Supplement, part number 820-0642-10