Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) Online Release Notes Update

Issues You Need to Know About Before Starting an Interactive Installation From the Solaris 8 Software 1 of 2 CD

Locale Install Mechanism Change

The locale support installation mechanism has changed in the SolarisTM 8 operating environment. In the Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, and 7 operating environments the level of locale support installed depended upon the software cluster chosen. The Solaris 8 operating environment includes a new install interface that prompts you to select specific geographic regions for which you require locale support. Therefore, you can customize the configuration of your system when you install the Solaris 8 operating environment more than was possible in the Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, and 7 operating environments.

Pay special attention to the following behaviors: