Solaris Installation and Upgrade (Roadmap)
This chapter provides you with information about decisions you need to make before
you install or upgrade the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS). This chapter contains
the following sections:
Note - This book uses the term slice, but some Solaris documentation and programs might
refer to a slice as a partition.
x86: To avoid confusion, this book distinguishes between x86 fdisk partitions and the
divisions within the Solaris fdisk partition. The x86 fdisk divisions are called partitions.
The divisions within the Solaris fdisk partition are called slices.