Updated packages for snv_90 were pushed to the pkg.opensolaris.org repository over the weekend, so you can update your OpenSolaris 2008.05 installation to the latest revs.
There are some gotchas though...
pkg image-updatecommand. This is because the GUI is not yet able to create the alternate boot env necessary for a clean fallback. As a result, you'll actually end up updating your running env and won't be able to rollback if something goes wrong. This will be fixed.
First, mount the clone under the
/mnt directory (use
beadm list to show list of boot envs):
Next, update the GRUB configuration on your ZFS boot device(s) using
When you're ready to boot into the updated boot environment, you can reboot(1M) or init(1M) as usual.
Check the announcement thread beforehand for more details.
This is only a one-off step when upgrading to snv_89 or later due to some changed made to GRUB for ZFS boot.
timeout: timed out" if you timed out. You can increase the timeout by setting the
PKG_CLIENT_TIMEOUTenvironment variable to something larger than 30 (seconds). Try 90 (seconds)