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Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Overall Planning of Any Oracle Solaris Installation or Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  What's New in Oracle Solaris Installation

3.  Oracle Solaris Installation and Upgrade (Roadmap)

4.  System Requirements, Guidelines, and Upgrade (Planning)

5.  Gathering Information Before Installation or Upgrade (Planning)

Part II Understanding Installations That Relate to ZFS, Booting, Oracle Solaris Zones, and RAID-1 Volumes

6.  ZFS Root File System Installation (Planning)

What's New in the Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Release for installation

What's New in the Oracle Solaris 10 10/09 Release

Requirements for Installing a ZFS Root Pool

Disk Space Requirements for a ZFS Installation

Oracle Solaris Installation Programs for Installing ZFS Root Pools

7.  SPARC and x86 Based Booting (Overview and Planning)

8.  Upgrading When Oracle Solaris Zones Are Installed on a System (Planning)

9.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Overview)

10.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Planning)



What's New in the Oracle Solaris 10 10/09 Release

Starting with the Solaris 10 10/09 release, you can set up a JumpStart, a feature of Oracle Solaris, profile to identify a Flash Archive of a ZFS root pool.

A Flash Archive can be created on a system that is running a UFS root file system or a ZFS root file system. A Flash Archive of a ZFS root pool contains the entire pool hierarchy, except for the swap and dump volumes, and any excluded datasets. The swap and dump volumes are created when the Flash Archive is installed.

You can use the Flash Archive installation method as follows:

For detailed instructions and limitations, see Installing a ZFS Root File System (Oracle Solaris Flash Archive Installation) in Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration Guide.