Solaris Express Installation Guide: Solaris Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning

To Install Solaris Live Upgrade on the Active Boot Environment

Note –

This procedure assumes that the system is running removable media services. If you have questions about removable media services that manage discs, refer to System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems for detailed information.

  1. Insert the Solaris Operating System DVD or Solaris Software - 2 CD.

  2. Follow the step for the media you are using.

    • If you are using the Solaris Operating System DVD, change the directory to the installer and run the installer.

      • For SPARC based systems:

        # cd /media/cdroms0/Solaris_11/Tools/Installers
        # ./liveupgrade20
      • For x86 based systems:

        # cd /media/cdrom/Solaris_11/Tools/Installers
        # ./liveupgrade20

      The Solaris installation program GUI is displayed.

    • If you are using the Solaris Software - 2 CD, run the installer.

      % ./installer

      The Solaris installation program GUI is displayed.

  3. From the Select Type of Install panel, click Custom.

  4. On the Locale Selection panel, click the language to be installed.

  5. Choose the software to install.

    • For DVD, on the Component Selection panel, click Next to install the packages.

    • For CD, on the Product Selection panel, click Default Install for Solaris Live Upgrade and click the other product choices to deselect this software.

  6. Follow the directions on the Solaris installation program panels to install the software.