Solaris 10 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations

SPARC: 64–bit Packaging Changes

In previous Solaris releases, the Solaris OS was delivered in separate packages for 32-bit and 64-bit components. In the Solaris 10 OS, packaging has been simplified with the delivery of most 32-bit and 64-bit components in a single package. The combined packages retain the names of the original 32-bit packages, and the 64-bit packages are no longer delivered. This change reduces the number of packages and simplifies installation. This change means that you might need to modify your custom JumpStart script or other package installation scripts to remove references to the 64-bit packages.

The 64-bit packages are renamed with the following conventions: