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Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade
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Part I Overall Planning of Any Solaris Installation or Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  What's New in Solaris Installation

3.  Solaris Installation and Upgrade (Roadmap)

4.  System Requirements, Guidelines, and Upgrade (Planning)

5.  Gathering Information Before Installation or Upgrade (Planning)

Part II Understanding Installations That Relate to ZFS, Booting, Solaris Zones, and RAID-1 Volumes

6.  ZFS Root File System Installation (Planning)

What's New in the Solaris 10 10/09 Release

Requirements for Installing a ZFS Root Pool

Disk Space Requirements for a ZFS Installation

Solaris Installation Programs for Installing ZFS Root Pools

7.  SPARC and x86 Based Booting (Overview and Planning)

8.  Upgrading When Solaris Zones Are Installed on a System (Planning)

9.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Overview)

10.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Planning)



Chapter 6

ZFS Root File System Installation (Planning)

This chapter provides system requirements and limitations to assist you when you install a ZFS root pool. Also provided is an overview of the installation programs that can install a ZFS root pool.

If you have multiple boot environments on your system see Chapter 7, SPARC and x86 Based Booting (Overview and Planning) for information on booting.