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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)

Example of Upgrading With Solaris Live Upgrade

Prepare to Use Solaris Live Upgrade

To Create a Boot Environment

To Upgrade the Inactive Boot Environment

To Check if Boot Environment Is Bootable

To Activate the Inactive Boot Environment

(Optional) To Fall Back to the Source Boot Environment

Example of Detaching and Upgrading One Side of a RAID-1 Volume (Mirror)

Example of Migrating From an Existing Volume to a Solaris Volume Manager RAID-1 Volume

Example of Creating an Empty Boot Environment and Installing a Solaris Flash Archive

To Create an Empty Boot Environment

To Install a Solaris Flash Archive on the New Boot Environment

To Activate the New Boot Environment

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)

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 9

Solaris Live Upgrade (Examples)

This chapter provides examples of creating a boot environment, then upgrading and activating the new boot environment which then becomes the currently running system.

Note - This chapter describes Solaris Live Upgrade for UFS file systems. For procedures for migrating a UFS file system to a ZFS root pool or creating and installing a ZFS root pool, see Chapter 13, Creating a Boot Environment for ZFS Root Pools.

This chapter contains the following sections: