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Old 04-26-2016
Solaris 11.3 installation FS

Am new on Solaris and I need customized FS like below am using text base installation iso and not getting any option to modify FS during installation .

OS: Solaris 11.3 x86

Please assist if am doing anything wrong here .

Code:
/               ->  5GB
/opt           ->  100GB
/var           ->  50GB
/home        ->  10GB
/usr           ->  5GB

# 2  
Old 04-26-2016
Solaris 11 uses ZFS as filesystem for the root disk... Start reading here:

https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E53394_01...801/index.html

If you need further advice, please report back.
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Old 04-26-2016
Thanks got this we can create FS later after installation, but what about eg. /var partition where already OS data exists and if we create new FS what about existing data .

Also is it possible to create define FS during installation .
# 4  
Old 04-26-2016
You should really try to understand what ZFS is and how to handle stuff. For the /var mount you can chose to have it on a different slice during the Solaris installation. Please read the really good documentation about Solaris and how to plan an installation properly!
# 5  
Old 04-26-2016
Am installing using "x86 Text Installer" iso .and not getting any option to customize FS .
# 6  
Old 04-26-2016
There is no need to customize /var. It is always a separate file system on Solaris 11. On the other hand, /usr cannot be separated from /. Don't try to do it afterwards, you'll probably break your system. /home is automatically handled if you create local users properly. Each user created by the standard Solaris utilities is given his/her own file system, no need either to customize anything. You might have /opt wherever you want as it's not part of the OS.
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