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Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade provides system requirements and high-level planning information, such as planning guidelines for file systems, upgrade planning and much more. The following list describes the chapters in this book and provides links to them.
Chapter 2, Oracle Solaris Installation and Upgrade Roadmap, provides you with information about decisions you need to make before you install or upgrade the Oracle Solaris OS. Examples are deciding when to use a network installation image or DVD media and descriptions of all the Oracle Solaris installation programs.
Chapter 3, System Requirements, Guidelines, and Upgrade Information, describes system requirements to install or upgrade to the Oracle Solaris OS. General guidelines for planning the disk space and default swap space allocation are also provided. Upgrade limitations are also described.
Chapter 4, Gathering Information Before an Installation or Upgrade, contains checklists to help you gather all of the information that you need to install or upgrade your system. This information is useful, for example, if you are performing an interactive installation. You'll have all the information in the checklist that you'll need to do an interactive installation.
Part II, Understanding Installations Related to ZFS, Booting, Oracle Solaris Zones, and RAID-1 Volumes, provide overviews of several technologies that relate to Oracle Solaris OS installation or upgrade. Guidelines and requirements related to these technologies are also included. These chapters include information about ZFS installations, GRUB based booting, Oracle Solaris Zones partitioning technology, and RAID-1 volumes that can be created at installation.