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Part I Upgrading With Live Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Live Upgrade (Overview)

3.  Live Upgrade (Planning)

Live Upgrade Requirements

Live Upgrade System Requirements

Installing Live Upgrade

Required Packages

Live Upgrade Disk Space Requirements

Live Upgrade Requirements if Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors)

Upgrading a System With Packages or Patches

Upgrading and Patching Limitations

Guidelines for Creating File Systems With the lucreate Command

Guidelines for Selecting Slices for File Systems

Guidelines for Selecting a Slice for the root (/) File System

Guidelines for Selecting Slices for Mirrored File Systems

General Guidelines When Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrored) File Systems

Guidelines for Selecting a Slice for a Swap Volume

Configuring Swap for the New Boot Environment

Failed Boot Environment Creation if Swap is in Use

Guidelines for Selecting Slices for Shareable File Systems

Customizing a New Boot Environment's Content

Synchronizing Files Between Boot Environments

Adding Files to the /etc/lu/synclist

Forcing a Synchronization Between Boot Environments

Booting Multiple Boot Environments

Live Upgrade Character User Interface

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 3

Live Upgrade (Planning)

This chapter provides guidelines and requirements for review before installing and using the Live Upgrade, a feature of Oracle Solaris. You also should review general information about upgrading in Upgrade Planning in Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade.

Note - This chapter describes Live Upgrade for UFS file systems. For planning information for migrating a UFS file system to a ZFS root pool or creating and installing a ZFS root pool, see Chapter 12, Live Upgrade for ZFS (Planning).

This chapter contains the following sections: