[rescue] Solaris CD ISOs?

Jonathan Groll lists at groll.co.za
Mon Feb 1 02:16:08 CST 2010

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 02:18:10PM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>Further to the previous question:
>The ZFS pools on babylon4 are a newer ZFS version than the Solaris x86
>CDs I have (which are 10/2008).  The only release I see available for
>download from Sun^H^H^HOracle is 10/2009, and I see only DVD images.
>babylon4 does not have a DVD drive.  Does anyone happen to know what the
>most recent amd64 Solaris 10 CD ISOs are?  Worst case, I can take the
>DVD drive out of this machine, but I'd sooner not if I can avoid it.

If you already have Solaris installed, you could also do a
live-upgrade [1,2] from the NFS mounted DVD image. In fact, if I
recall I've had better luck with live upgrade and DVD images rather
than CD images.

[2] http://blogs.sun.com/bobn/entry/live_upgrade_on_a_laptop

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