O'Reilly logo

Boot Disk Management: A Guide for the Solaris™ Operating Environment by David Deeths, John S. Howard

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Partitioning Boot Disks

The boot disk (sometimes referred to as the root disk) is the disk from which the kernel of the Solaris™ Operating Environment (OE) loads. This chapter provides recommendations for partitioning the boot disk, as well as installing and upgrading the Solaris OE.

This chapter examines the basics of boot disk selection, layout, and partitioning, and details the following aspects of the boot disk:

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required