As increasing numbers of users running older T1-processor-based systems like T1000 and T2000 upgrade to Solaris 11, there are few problems since Solaris 11 runs on any T-series or M-series SPARC server. One case presents an exception, however: running Solaris 11 in a control domain on a T1000 or T2000 hosting logical domains. Jeff Savit addresses this complication in his post that, in fact, proves Solaris 11 can be installed on T2000 servers and used as a control domain. The main activity is to remove the preinstalled Oracle VM Server for 2.2 and install Logical Domains 1.2 - the last version of LDoms to support T1-processor systems. Savit reports having tested Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 guest domains running on this server to find that they worked without any surprises. This is a viable way to get further into Solaris 11 adoption, even on older T-series equipment.
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