Can't upgrade Solaris 7 to Solaris 9 4/03



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Can't upgrade Solaris 7 to Solaris 9 4/03

Postby Rainer.Blaes » Fri, 26 Sep 2003 22:53:04 GMT

Dear experts,

we are trying to upgrade our Ultra 10 with Solaris 7 to Solaris 9.
The installation process shows us:

To perform an upgrade of the Solaris Operating Environment select
Upgrade. The Solaris Operating Environment will be updated and other
contents on the hard disk will be left unchanged. Backing up the 
existing Solaris Operating Environment is recommended.

1. Initial Install
2. Upgrade Install

Select Upgrade or Initial install [1] 2

Gathering upgrade information, please wait... \

At this moment a new window appeared with:

Could not reinitialize system state. Please exit the installer and
restart the installation.

Here we stopped the installation.

Any idea whats going wrong?

Rainer Blaes
EADS ST, Bremen (Germany)

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