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Installing Oracle Solaris 11.1 Systems     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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Part I Oracle Solaris 11.1 Installation Options

1.  Overview of Installation Options

Part II Installing Using Installation Media

2.  Preparing for the Installation

3.  Using Live Media

4.  Using the Text Installer

5.  Automated Installations That Boot From Media

6.  Unconfiguring or Reconfiguring an Oracle Solaris instance

Part III Installing Using an Install Server

7.  Automated Installation of Multiple Clients

8.  Setting Up an Install Server

9.  Customizing Installations

10.  Provisioning the Client System

11.  Configuring the Client System

12.  Installing and Configuring Zones

13.  Running a Custom Script During First Boot

14.  Installing Client Systems

15.  Troubleshooting Automated Installations

Part IV Performing Related Tasks

A.  Working With Oracle Configuration Manager

B.  Using the Device Driver Utility

Device Driver Utility Overview

How to Start the Device Driver Utility

How to Install Missing Drivers

How to List Your System in the HCL


How to List Your System in the HCL

You can share information with other users about any driver that you've found that works for a particular device.

  1. Start the Device Driver Utility.

    See How to Start the Device Driver Utility.

  2. To list your system and its components as “Reported to work” on the HCL, click the Submit button.

    The Submit Information To Hardware Compatibility List window opens. This window displays all of the information that was collected about your system.

    1. Select the System Type.
    2. Type the appropriate information in any fields that were not automatically populated.
      • Manufacturer Name – The name of the system maker, for example, Toshiba, Hewlett-Packard, or Dell.

      • The complete model number.

        The BIOS/Firmware Maker is the information on the BIOS Setup screen that is usually displayed while the system is booting.

      • The CPU Type – The name of the CPU maker.

    3. Provide your name and email address.
    4. In the General Notes field, add any additional comments, then click Save. Send the saved file to