Introduction to Boot Environments
A boot environment is a bootable instance of an OpenSolarisTM operating system
image plus any other application software packages installed into that image. You can
maintain multiple boot environments on your system, and each boot environment could have
different software versions installed.
Upon the initial installation of OpenSolaris onto your system, a boot environment is
created. Use the beadm(1M) utility to administer additional boot environments on your