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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)

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)

Why Use RAID-1 Volumes?

How Do RAID-1 Volumes Work?

Overview of Solaris Volume Manager Components

State Database and State Database Replicas

RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors)

RAID-0 Volumes (Concatenations)

Example of RAID-1 Volume Disk Layout

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



Chapter 9

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

This chapter discusses the advantages of creating RAID-1 volumes (mirrors) for the root (/) file system. This chapter also describes the Solaris Volume Manager components that are required to create mirrors for file systems. This chapter describes the following topics.

For additional information specific to Live Upgrade or JumpStart, features of Oracle Solaris, see the following references: