On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Moore, Joe <joe.mo...@siemens.com> wrote:
> Octave Orgeron wrote:
>> Ben Rockwood wrote:
>> pol.barthel...@sun.com wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > It is supported to move  zones from a sun4u to a sun4v or
>> vice-versa ?
>> I'm not certain if its "supported", but it does work.
>> This should work fine for zones, but I would recommend
>> installing a full oem build on the global zone to be sure.
>> However, with LDoms it's a little harder as the platform
>> differences matter between T1, T2, and T2+ matters.
> As an alternative to installing the full OEM cluster, you can install just 
> the sun4v architecture packages on the sun4u machine (and sun4u on the sun4v 
> machine) as described at 
> http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/content/submitted/hybrid_build.jsp
> As with any zone movement, the packages and patches must match on the source 
> and destination systems before Solaris 10u6 where Upgrade on Attach was 
> introduced. (unless you go all the way back to s10 GA, where zones didn't 
> have such checks)

If you are going down this route, keep in mind Dave Miner's cautions
about supportability.  This discussion was really aimed at the
replacement for flash archives, but so is the bigadmin article.


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