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Solaris lIve Upgrade

I want o upgrade from solari s8 to solaris9 ..
 
our primary boot disk is /dev/md/dsk/d0 and the secondary backup boot device is /dev/md/dsk/d1 .
 
so please let me know the steps how to do the live upgrade on backup and all the steps invloved in it
 
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Joseph GanSystem AdminCommented:
Please follow the link below of (Using Solaris Live Upgrade to Move From the Solaris 8 to 9 Release With Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation Software):

http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/content/submitted/lu_solaris8.jsp

Please skip steps about Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation Software parts, any questions please let me know.

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Joseph GanSystem AdminCommented:
Also you must do some preparation before the upgrading, some suggestion steps are as follow:

1. Backup Solaris 8 OS for disaster recovery.
2. Detach the secondary mirroring device.
3. Remove meta-devices on both disks.
4. Ensure the promary boot disk is bootable after removing meta-devices.
5. If you had a third disk, use it for the upgrade. Remove the second disk and keep it aside.
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munnangi42Author Commented:
was able to go to fix the errors but thanks a lot ...it was helpful
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