5 Replies Latest reply on Feb 18, 2013 9:15 AM by 990656

    Solaris10 branded zone creation error on Solaris 11.1


      We are having the problem in creating the Solaris10 branded zone on the solaris 11.1 version. We are trying to install this branded zone using the solaris10 VM template. Please can some one through some pointers ?

      The installation steps stops at "Waiting for boot to complete" but never successfully boots even waiting for long times. We can see that Zone status in configured only.

      root@localhost:~# /home/solaris-10u10-sparc.bin -p /solaris10 -i net0 -a xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -z zone10

      This is an Oracle VM Template for Oracle Solaris Zones.
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      Checking disk-space for extraction

      Extracting in /root/bootimage.dnaqaD ...
      100% [===============================>]

      Checking data integrity

      Checking platform compatibility

      The host and the image do not have the same Solaris release:
      host Solaris release: 5.11
      image Solaris release: 5.10

      Will create a Solaris 10 branded zone.

      IMAGE: /home/solaris-10u10-sparc.bin
      ZONE: zone10
      ZONEPATH: /solaris10/zone10
      INTERFACE: net0
      VNIC: vnicZBI6783
      MAC ADDR: 2:8:20:5c:92:f5
      IP ADDR: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
      DEFROUTER: # # This file is deprecated. Default routes will be created for any router # addresses specified here, but they will not change when the underlying # network configuration profile (NCP) changes. For NCP-specific static # routes, the '-p' option of the route(1M) command should be used. # # See netcfg(1M) for information about network configuration profiles. #
      TIMEZONE: Asia/Kolkata

      Checking disk-space for installation

      Installing in /solaris10/zone10 ...
      100% [===============================>]

      Using a static exclusive-IP
      ./setupSysidcfgStaticIP[50]: file/sysidcfg.zone10: cannot create [No such file or directory]
      cp: cannot access file/sysidcfg.zone10
      chmod: WARNING: can't access file/sysidcfg.zone10

      Attaching zone10

      Booting zone10
      zoneadm: zone 'zone10': must be installed before boot.

      Waiting for boot to complete

      root@localhost:# zoneadm list -cv
      0 global running / solaris shared
      4 zone1 running /zone1 solaris excl
      5 zone2 running /zone2 solaris excl
      - zone10 configured /solaris10/zone10 solaris10 excl

      I have installed the package pkg:/system/zones/brand/brand-solaris10 on the system.

      # cat /etc/release
      Oracle Solaris 11.1 SPARC
      Copyright (c) 1983, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
      Assembled 19 September 2012