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|Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade|
This chapter provides you with information about decisions you need to make before you install or upgrade the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS). This chapter contains the following sections:
Note - Starting with the Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 release, only a DVD is provided. Solaris Software CDs are no longer provided.
Note - This book uses the term slice, but some Solaris documentation and programs might refer to a slice as a partition.
x86: To avoid confusion, this book distinguishes between x86 fdisk partitions and the divisions within the Solaris fdisk partition. The x86 fdisk divisions are called partitions. The divisions within the Solaris fdisk partition are called slices.