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Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Installation Guide: Solaris Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning
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Part I Upgrading With Solaris Live Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Solaris Live Upgrade (Overview)

3.  Solaris Live Upgrade (Planning)

4.  Using Solaris Live Upgrade to Create a Boot Environment (Tasks)

5.  Upgrading With Solaris Live Upgrade (Tasks)

6.  Failure Recovery: Falling Back to the Original Boot Environment (Tasks)

7.  Maintaining Solaris Live Upgrade Boot Environments (Tasks)

8.  Upgrading the Solaris OS on a System With Non-Global Zones Installed

9.  Solaris Live Upgrade (Examples)

10.  Solaris Live Upgrade (Command Reference)

Part II Upgrading and Migrating With Solaris Live Upgrade to a ZFS Root Pool

11.  Solaris Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview)

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

Introduction to Using Solaris Live Upgrade With ZFS

Migrating From a UFS File System to a ZFS Root Pool

Migrating From a UFS root (/) File System to ZFS Root Pool

Migrating a UFS File System With Solaris Volume Manager Volumes Configured to a ZFS Root File System

Creating a New Boot Environment From a ZFS Root Pool

Creating a New Boot Environment Within the Same Root Pool

Creating a New Boot Environment on Another Root Pool

Creating a New Boot Environment From a Source Other Than the Currently Running System

Creating a ZFS Boot Environment on a System With Non-Global Zones Installed

Additional Resources

12.  Solaris Live Upgrade for ZFS (Planning)

13.  Creating a Boot Environment for ZFS Root Pools

14.  Solaris Live Upgrade For ZFS With Non-Global Zones Installed

Part III Appendices

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Additional SVR4 Packaging Requirements (Reference)

C.  Using the Patch Analyzer When Upgrading (Tasks)



Chapter 11

Solaris Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview)

With Solaris Live Upgrade, you can migrate your UFS file systems to a ZFS root pool and create ZFS root file systems from an existing ZFS root pool.

Note - Creating boot environments with Solaris Live Upgrade is new in the Solaris 10 10/08 release. When performing a Solaris Live Upgrade for a UFS file system, both the command-line parameters and operation of Solaris Live Upgrade remain unchanged. To perform a Solaris Live Upgrade on a system with UFS file systems, see Part I, Upgrading With Solaris Live Upgrade of this book.

The following sections provide an overview of these tasks: