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This chapter describes how to get started installing the Oracle Solaris Operating System on Oracle’s Sun Blade X6720 M2 Server Module.
Topics discussed in this chapter include:
The Sun Blade X6720 M2 Server Module supports the following Solaris Operating System:
Oracle Solaris 10 10/09
For a complete and updated list of all the supported operating systems on the Sun Blade X6720 M2 Server Module, see the following web site:
The installation instructions in this guide describe the initial steps for booting and launching the Solaris installation. For additional details about how to install the Solaris Operating System on your server, refer to the following documentation collection:
Refer to the following important considerations before beginning the operating system installation on your server.
Obtain the Solaris 10 10/09 Operating System installation media.
The DVD media for the Solaris Operating System is shipped with your server. You can download or order the installation media at:
Obtain the Tools and Driver DVD provided, or download the latest drivers and utilities available for your server as described in Appendix D, Downloading the ISO Image for the Tools and Drivers DVD.
Choose and set up an installation method for deploying the Solaris installation as described in Appendix A, Supported Installation Methods.
Follow the instructions for performing the Solaris installation as described in Chapter 10, Installing Oracle Solaris 10.
Follow the instructions for performing Solaris post installation tasks as described in Post Oracle Solaris Installation Tasks.