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This chapter describes how to install or upgrade the different software components required to enable the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.2 software. Using the Oracle VM Server for SPARC software requires the following components:
Supported platform, refer to Supported Platforms in Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.2 Release Notes for a list of supported platforms.
Control domain running an operating system equivalent to at least the Oracle Solaris 11 OS and the appropriate Support Repository Update (SRU), if applicable, or the Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 OS with any patches recommended in Required Software and Patches in Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.2 Release Notes. See Upgrading the Oracle Solaris OS.
At least system firmware version 7.4.2 for your Sun UltraSPARC T2 or T2 Plus platform, or version 8.2.0 for your SPARC T3 platform and SPARC T4 platform. See Upgrading the System Firmware.
Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.2 software installed and enabled on the control domain. See Installing the Logical Domains Manager.
(Optional) The Oracle VM Server for SPARC Management Information Base (MIB) software package, which is available only in the Oracle Solaris 10 OS. See Chapter 15, Using the Oracle VM Server for SPARC Management Information Base Software.
The Oracle Solaris OS and the system firmware must be installed or upgraded on your server before you install or upgrade the Logical Domains Manager. If your system is already using Oracle VM Server for SPARC software, see Upgrading a System That Is Already Using Oracle VM Server for SPARC. Otherwise, see Installing Oracle VM Server for SPARC Software on a New System.
This chapter covers the following topics: