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Special Edition Using® Solaris™ 9 by Tanuj Jain, Radhika Girisan

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The Solaris WebStart Installation Method

As discussed earlier, the Solaris WebStart installation provides both GUI and CLI (Command Line Interface).

Table 3.3 describes hardware requirements for each interface type:

Table 3.3. Hardware Requirements for GUI and CLI
RequirementsGUICLI
DVD/CD-ROM DriveLocal/RemoteLocal/Remote
Network ConnectionYes (for remote DVD/CD-ROM Drive)Yes (for remote DVD/CD-ROM Drive)
Disk SpaceRefer to table for software group.Refer to table for software group.
Video AdapterYesYes
KeyboardYesYes
MonitorYesYes
RamMin—96Mb

Recommended—128Mb or above.

(For high-end servers, sizing should be done accordingly)
Min –96Mb

Recommended—128Mb or above

(For high-end servers, sizing should be done accordingly)

The software requirements for ...

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