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Boot Environments in the OpenSolaris OS: Versatility Exemplified

Posted by marinasum on April 11, 2009 at 3:42 PM PDT

A March article on Sun Developer Network, Managing Boot Environments With OpenSolaris Package Manager, tells you how to manipulate BEs in the OpenSolaris OS. That is, efficiently and safely install, update, or delete software.The article starts with an illustration of an example BE, followed by the steps to create and delete BEs, also to change the default BE. The tools involved are Package Manager, Update Manager, and the pkg (1) CLI: all intuitive and simple procedures.

Thanks to Michal Pryc at Sun for the enlightening and useful content. Be sure to visit his blog for many other OpenSolaris tips.

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