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Solaris 10 patch update

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I haven't patched Solaris for a while and now I need to learn to do patching.
I used to did patchadd command to run one by one. I think better to do
live upgrade. Can I download it to local box, and then we can do live upgrade?
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by:Joseph Gan
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Yes, you can do "live patching" similar to this:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Unix/Solaris/A_3840-Live-Patching-for-the-Solaris-9-Operating-System.html

You need a spare internal disk with the same size of your OS disk.
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You use patchadm or pkgadd... or update-manager GUI
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PS move from sun to oracle added paywalls and broke certificate chains, you might need to install latest patchset (10u10) using DVD as a patch source for that.
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Thank you very much.
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