SUMMARY: Upgrade Advice

From: Christian Campbell <>
Date: Thu Jan 30 2003 - 16:01:19 EST
Wow!  Thanks to everyone who responded so quickly!  This is a wonderful
Let's get on with the summary...
Thanks to:
o  Paul Frederiksen
o  Ed Kerekes
o  Jay Lessert
o  Steve Mickeler
o  Jesse Trucks
The consensus was that because my root disk is not encapsulated or
controlled by volume manager, this is a "relatively easy and straight
forward" process.  I should be able to perform the upgrade in the manner I
described in my question.  I was directed to the following URLs:
Thanks again.
I am planning on upgrading my E450 server running Solaris 2.6 and Volume
Manager 2.6 to Solaris 8 and 3.5 respectively. My OS disks are mirrored
with DiskSuite and the rest of my arrays are configured with Volume Manager.
My question is, after I break my DiskSuite mirrors, upgrade the OS to
Solaris 8 and recreate the mirrors, can I just upgrade my Volume Manager
software to 3.5 without touching my Volume Manager configuration? IOW,
after the Volume Manager upgrade, will my Volume Manager disks
Please be first question posted to this group.....
Christian P. Campbell
Systems Engineer
Information Technology Department - Systems
Bruegger's Enterprises
Desk:  (802) 652-9270
Cell:  (802) 734-5023
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