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1.  License Updates

2.  Installation Issues

3.  Oracle Solaris Runtime Issues

4.  End-of-Software Support Statements

5.  Documentation Issues

A.  Previously Documented Bugs That Were Fixed in the Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Release


Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Release Notes contains installation and runtime problem details. Also included are end-of-software support statements for the Oracle Solaris 10 operating system (OS).

For the latest version of this document, search for “Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Release Notes” on

Note - This Oracle Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures. The supported systems appear in the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists. This document cites any implementation differences between the platform types.

In this document, these x86 related terms mean the following:

For supported systems, see the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists.

Note - Oracle's Sun System defects have migrated to Oracle's bug database. As a result, customers with support contracts can now use My Oracle Support (MOS) to search the bug information by using BugDB bug IDs (previously CRs). For more information, see the Sun Systems Defects Move to Oracle's Bug Database (Doc ID 1501467.1) knowledge article that is available on MOS.

The bug IDs mentioned in this document are BugDB IDs.

Who Should Use This Book

These notes are for users and system administrators who install and use the Oracle Solaris 10 OS.

Related Books

You might need to refer to the following documentation when you install the Oracle Solaris 10 OS:

For information about current CERT advisories, see the official CERT web site at

For some hardware configurations, you might need supplemental hardware-specific instructions for installing the Oracle Solaris software. If your system requires hardware-specific actions at certain points, the manufacturer of your hardware has provided supplemental Oracle Solaris installation documentation.

Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit or visit if you are hearing impaired.

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P-1 Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output
Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output
machine_name% su


Placeholder: replace with a real name or value
The command to remove a file is rm filename.
Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized
Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows UNIX system prompts and superuser prompts for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. In command examples, the shell prompt indicates whether the command should be executed by a regular user or a user with privileges.

Table P-2 Shell Prompts

Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell
Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell for superuser
C shell
C shell for superuser