Some packages in SRU#12.4 and SRU#13.4 will have a version that is greater than those in the Oracle Solaris 11.1 release.In order to preserve these bug fixes, the version difference will prevent the update to the Oracle Solaris 11.1 release. Nearly all ISPs assign addresses to dialup and cable modem customers using DHCP.
Membership in the Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure.
Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at
Note: For systems that can't directly connect to Oracle's hosted package repositories it is necessary to download the Oracle Solaris 11.1 Pre-Upgrade Repository Image, which contains the packages that need to be updated prior to updating to Oracle Solaris 11.1.
The ISO image contains a README that describes the necessary steps for constructing the repository and updating to Oracle Solaris 11.1.
Additionally, there will be some fixes in the core operating system that will be removed if you are moving straight to the Oracle Solaris 11.1 release.