Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Windows Operating System Installation Guide

Installing the Windows XP Operating System

Caution – Caution –

The Windows installation formats the drive you designate as the boot disk. Any pre-existing data on that disk will be lost.

You have two options for installing Windows XP:

ProcedureTo Install the Windows XP Operating System

  1. Make sure that you have completed all of the requirements listed in Windows XP Installation Requirements.

  2. Power cycle your server.

    The BIOS POST process begins.

  3. Set the System BIOS as needed. If needed, set the System BIOS and configure disks for Intel AHCI SATA RAID. See Setting the System BIOS and Configuring Disks for Intel AHCI SATA or RAID.

  4. Do one of the following:

    • Install Windows XP manually

    • Install Windows XP using the XpReburn script