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Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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Part I Overall Planning of an Oracle Solaris Installation or Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Oracle Solaris Installation and Upgrade Roadmap

3.  System Requirements, Guidelines, and Upgrade Information

4.  Gathering Information Before an Installation or Upgrade

Part II Understanding Installations Related to ZFS, Booting, Oracle Solaris Zones, and RAID-1 Volumes

5.  ZFS Root File System Installation Planning

What's New in the Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Release for ZFS Installation

What's New in the Oracle Solaris 10 10/09 Release for ZFS Installation

Requirements for Installing a ZFS Root Pool

Disk Space Requirements for a ZFS Installation

Oracle Solaris Installation Programs for Installing ZFS Root Pools

Text Installer and ZFS Installation

Live Upgrade and ZFS Installation

JumpStart and ZFS Installation

6.  SPARC and x86 Based Booting (Overview and Planning)

7.  Upgrading When Oracle Solaris Zones Are Installed on a System

8.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Overview)

9.  Creating RAID-1 Volumes (Mirrors) During Installation (Planning)



Chapter 5

ZFS Root File System Installation Planning

This chapter provides system requirements and limitations to assist you when you install a ZFS root pool. Also provided is an overview of the installation programs that can install a ZFS root pool. This chapter includes the following sections:

If you have multiple boot environments on your system see Chapter 6, SPARC and x86 Based Booting (Overview and Planning) for information about booting.