Screenshots of OpenSolaris Live Upgrade in Debian/NexentaOS environment

Posted by erast on Jun 21, 2006 11:00 AM EDT; By erast
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NexentaOS GNU/OpenSolaris is built on top of solid Debian/Ubuntu ground and enterprise level OpenSolaris core. Before Alpha 5 was released the only option to upgrade OpenSolaris core bits were to backup user's data and re-install new ISO. But not anymore.

Alpha 5 brings ability to perform OpenSolaris core live upgrade and significantly reduces the downtime associated with an operating system upgrade or maintenance.

It utilizes Debian apt-get remote repository capabilities, Debconf interfaces and marries them with BFU-like upgrade schema often used by Sun developers internally.

Here goes some screenshots of GNOME Debconf backend of the typical upgrade process.

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