Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Linux, OpenSolaris and Solaris Operating System Installation Guide

System Requirements

The following table outlines the various requirements for installing the OpenSolaris 2009.06 operating system on your workstation.

Table 2–1 OpenSolaris Installation Requirements




The minimum requirement is 512 Mbytes. 

Disk Space 

Recommended size is at least 9 Gbytes. A minimum of 3.2 Gbytes is required. 

Multiboot Capability 

If you are installing the OpenSolaris software on a system that will have more than one operating system installed, use the fdisk command or a third-party partitioning tool to create a new partition or to make adjustments to pre-existing partitions. See:

For more information about preparing a multiboot environment for specific operating systems, see: