Solaris 10 8/07 Installation Guide: Solaris Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning

ProcedureTo Install Solaris Live Upgrade With the Solaris Installation Program

Note –

This procedure assumes that the system is running Volume Manager. For detailed information about managing removable media with the Volume Manager, refer to System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems.

  1. Insert the Solaris Operating System DVD or Solaris Software - 2 CD.

  2. Become superuser or assume an equivalent role.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  3. Run the installer for the media you are using.

    • If you are using the Solaris Operating System DVD, change directories to the installer and run the installer.

      • For SPARC based systems:

        # cd /cdrom/cdrom0/s0/Solaris_10/Tools/Installers
        # ./liveupgrade20
      • For x86 based systems:

        # cd /cdrom/cdrom0/Solaris_10/Tools/Installers
        # ./liveupgrade20

      The Solaris installation program GUI is displayed.

    • If you are using the Solaris Software - 2 CD, run the installer.

      % ./installer

      The Solaris installation program GUI is displayed.

  4. From the Select Type of Install panel, click Custom.

  5. On the Locale Selection panel, click the language to be installed.

  6. Choose the software to install.

    • For DVD, on the Component Selection panel, click Next to install the packages.

    • For CD, on the Product Selection panel, click Default Install for Solaris Live Upgrade and click on the other software choices to deselect them.

  7. Follow the directions on the Solaris installation program panels to install the software.