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Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Upgrading With Live Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Live Upgrade (Overview)

3.  Live Upgrade (Planning)

4.  Using Live Upgrade to Create a Boot Environment (Tasks)

5.  Upgrading With Live Upgrade (Tasks)

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

7.  Maintaining Live Upgrade Boot Environments (Tasks)

8.  Upgrading the Oracle Solaris OS on a System With Non-Global Zones Installed

9.  Live Upgrade (Examples)

10.  Live Upgrade (Command Reference)

Part II Upgrading and Migrating With Live Upgrade to a ZFS Root Pool

11.  Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview)

What's New in Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Release

What's New in the Solaris 10 10/09 Release

Introduction to Using Live Upgrade With ZFS

Migrating From a UFS File System to a ZFS Root Pool

Migrating From a UFS root (/) File System to ZFS Root Pool

Migrating a UFS File System With Solaris Volume Manager Volumes Configured to a ZFS Root File System

Creating a New Boot Environment From a ZFS Root Pool

Creating a New Boot Environment Within the Same Root Pool

Creating a New Boot Environment on Another Root Pool

Creating a New Boot Environment From a Source Other Than the Currently Running System

Creating a ZFS Boot Environment on a System With Non-Global Zones Installed

Additional Resources

12.  Live Upgrade for ZFS (Planning)

13.  Creating a Boot Environment for ZFS Root Pools

14.  Live Upgrade For ZFS With Non-Global Zones Installed

Part III Appendices

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Additional SVR4 Packaging Requirements (Reference)

C.  Using the Patch Analyzer When Upgrading (Tasks)



Chapter 11

Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview)

With Live Upgrade, a feature of Oracle Solaris, you can migrate your UFS file systems to a ZFS root pool and create ZFS root file systems from an existing ZFS root pool.

Note - Creating boot environments with Live Upgrade is new in the Solaris 10 10/08 release. When performing a Live Upgrade for a UFS file system, both the command-line parameters and operation of Live Upgrade remain unchanged. To perform a Live Upgrade on a system with UFS file systems, see Part I, Upgrading With Live Upgrade of this book.

The following sections provide an overview of these tasks: