[SunHELP] Solaris 10 incremental upgrade vs larger jump

Richie listmail at triad.rr.com
Tue Sep 18 12:50:00 CDT 2012

That is a very interesting response. Doing a fresh install is on the 
table as well and replacing the old Disksuite mirror setups seems like a 
great idea.

Given the time of year I'm wondering if there is a Solaris 10 U11 just 
around the corner.

On 9/18/2012 11:12 AM, Brian Richman wrote:
> We have a number of machines (30+) that we will only use LU on to update
> existing releases and will (as a matter of policy), do a fresh install when we
> go from one update (i.e. U8) to another (i.e. U10).
> As out "mis-management"
> insist on minimizing disruption to end user processes but won't fund
> sufficient systems to deliver that, this is the only time we get to do any
> re-work on machines so they reflect more modern techniques like ZFS mirrors
> for boot/root when before everything was plain old UFS and prayer that no disk
> drives would ever fail, and update things like drivers for Fiber HBAs and so
> on.

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