Solaris 10 10/08 Release Notes

SPARC: Upgrading with Solaris Live Upgrade From Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 Releases Fails (6638175)

Upgrading to the Solaris 10 10/08 release using Solaris Live Upgrade, from the previous Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 releases fails. The install images compression file is now unzipped by using the 7za utility. The SUNWp7zip package is not included in the Solaris 8 and 9 releases. As a result, Solaris Live Upgrade fails.

Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds: