I think I’ve covered the basics of updating your OpenSolaris using BFU before. This is the post: OpenSolaris BFU. Back then I’ve explained the basics of BFUing.
Today I simply would like to tell a bit more about the contents of a BFU archive, using the latest available one as an example: ON b41.
After you download and unpack the archive, you will get a directory like this:
bash-3.00$ cd /export/dist/archives-b41 bash-3.00$ ls BINARYLICENSE.txt THIRDPARTYLICENSE.BFU-ARCHIVES README.BFU-ARCHIVES.i386 i386