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Sun Server X2-4 (formerly Sun Fire X4470 M2)

Installation Guide for Oracle Solaris Operating System

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Using This Documentation

1.  Getting Started

Supported Oracle Solaris Operating Systems

Oracle Solaris Documentation Collection

Installation Considerations

Oracle Solaris 10 and 11 Installation Programs

Installation Task Overview

2.  Installing Oracle Solaris

Installing Oracle Solaris 10 or 11 OS Using Local or Remote Media

Before You Begin

Install Oracle Solaris 10 or 11 OS Using Local or Remote Media

Installing Oracle Solaris 10 or 11 OS Using a PXE Network Environment

Before You Begin

Install Oracle Solaris 10 or 11 OS Using Network PXE Boot

Post Installation Tasks

3.  Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

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Requesting Physical Media

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools

A.  Supported Installation Methods

Console Outputs

Installation Boot Media

Installation Targets

B.  BIOS Defaults for New Installations

Verification of BIOS Factory Defaults

Before You Begin

View or Edit BIOS Settings for New Installations

C.  Supported Operating Systems

Supported Operating Systems


Using This Documentation

This installation guide contains installation and configuration procedures for the Oracle Solaris Operating System.

Note - The Sun Server X2-4 was formerly named the Sun Fire X4470 M2 server. This former name might still appear in the software. The new product name does not indicate any change in system features or functionality.

This document is intended for system administrators, network administrators, and service technicians who have an understanding of server systems.

Getting the Latest Software and Firmware

Firmware, drivers, and other hardware-related software for each Oracle x86 server, server module (blade), and blade chassis are updated periodically.

For instructions, see Chapter 3, Getting Server Firmware and Software.

About This Documentation

This documentation set is available in both PDF and HTML formats. A PDF version that includes all information on a particular topic subject (such as hardware installation or product notes) can be generated by clicking the PDF button in the upper left corner of the HTML page.

Related Documentation

All Oracle documentation
Sun Server X2-4
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 3.0
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 3.1 (for Sun Server X2-4 Software Release 1.3 and above)
Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant


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