Solaris 10 11/06 Installation Guide: Solaris Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning

Task Map: Upgrading a Boot Environment

Table 5–1 Task Map: Upgrading With Solaris Live Upgrade



For Instructions 

Either upgrade a boot environment or install a Solaris Flash archive. 

  • Upgrade the inactive boot environment with an OS image.

  • Install a Solaris Flash archive on an inactive boot environment.

Activate an inactive boot environment. 

Makes changes effective and switches the inactive boot environment to active . 

Activating a Boot Environment

(optional) Switch back if a failure occurs when activating. 

Reactivates to the original boot environment if a failure occurs. 

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