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Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Upgrading With Live Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Live Upgrade (Overview)

Live Upgrade Introduction

Live Upgrade Process

Creating a Boot Environment

File System Types

Copying File Systems

Creating a Boot Environment With RAID-1 Volume File Systems

How to Manage Volumes With Live Upgrade

Mapping Solaris Volume Manager Tasks to Live Upgrade

Examples of Using Live Upgrade to Create RAID-1 Volumes

Upgrading a Boot Environment

Auto Registration Impact for Live Upgrade

Activating a Boot Environment

Falling Back to the Original Boot Environment

Maintaining a Boot Environment

3.  Live Upgrade (Planning)

4.  Using Live Upgrade to Create a Boot Environment (Tasks)

5.  Upgrading With Live Upgrade (Tasks)

6.  Failure Recovery: Falling Back to the Original Boot Environment (Tasks)

7.  Maintaining Live Upgrade Boot Environments (Tasks)

8.  Upgrading the Oracle Solaris OS on a System With Non-Global Zones Installed

9.  Live Upgrade (Examples)

10.  Live Upgrade (Command Reference)

Part II Upgrading and Migrating With Live Upgrade to a ZFS Root Pool

11.  Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview)

12.  Live Upgrade for ZFS (Planning)

13.  Creating a Boot Environment for ZFS Root Pools

14.  Live Upgrade For ZFS With Non-Global Zones Installed

Part III Appendices

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Additional SVR4 Packaging Requirements (Reference)

C.  Using the Patch Analyzer When Upgrading (Tasks)



Chapter 2

Live Upgrade (Overview)

This chapter describes the Live Upgrade, a feature of Oracle Solaris, process.

Note - This book uses the term slice, but some Oracle Solaris documentation and programs might refer to a slice as a partition.