Upgrading from Solaris 2.6 to Solaris 8 in a Veritas Environment

* This document assumes you are running Veritas Foundation Suite 3.5.

 

1.)                ./upgrade_start

 

2.)                boot cdrom – choose update OS option & follow dialog for Solaris upgrade

 

3.)                reboot to single-user mode

 

4.)                install latest patch_cluster

 

5.)                install Volume Manager 3.5 Patches

·        113206-03 (VRTSvxfs)

·        113210-02 (VRTSfspro)

 

·        109189-05 (FC-AL driver Patch)

 

6.)                pkgrm of

·        VRTSdbed (Database Edition for Oracle (Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, 7)

·        VRTSdbpat (Database Edition for Oracle VxFS Patch)

·        VRTSordoc (Database Edition for Oracle Manuals)

 

7.)                pkgadd of

·        VRTSdbed (Database Edition for Oracle)

·        VRTSordoc (Database Edition for Oracle Manuals)

·        VRTSorgui (Database Edition Graphical User Interface for Oracle)

 

8.)                Install the following patches…

·        113216-01 (VRTSdbed)

·        113594-01 (VRTSorgui)

·        111413-10

·        108993-25

·        111412-11

·        111095-13

·        111413-10

 

9.)                Reboot to single-user mode

 

10.)            ./upgrade_finish

 

11.)            reboot -- -r

 

12.)            You’re Done!