0 Replies Latest reply on Aug 4, 2009 12:24 PM by 807567

    s10u 7 - smpatch in BE fails - patchadd: /dev/null: cannot create

      Solaris 10 5/09 s10x_u7wos_08 X86 with ZFS Root + Zones

      smpatch on non active BE with Zones fails:

      # smpatch update -b s10x_u7wos_08p1
      Ckecking the currently running boot enviornment ...
      Currently running boot enviornment name is [s10x_u7wos_08p].
      Checking the destination boot environment [s10x_u7wos_08p1] ...
      Installing patches from /var/sadm/spool...
      Copying the currently running BE into inactive BE [s10x_u7wos_08p1] ...
      (This process will take some time, please wait a moment.)
      Installing update(s) onto the inactive boot environment [s10x_u7wos_08p1] ...
      Failed to install patch 119901-07.

      Utility used to install the update failed with exit code 1.
      System has findroot enabled GRUBNo entry for BE <s10x_u7wos_08p1> in GRUB menuValidating the contents of the media </var/sadm/spool/119901-07.jar.dir>.The media contains
      1 software patches that can be added.All 1 patches will be added because you did not specify any specific patches to add.Mounting the BE <s10x_u7wos_08p1>.Adding patche
      s to the BE <s10x_u7wos_08p1>.Validating patches...Loading patches installed on the system...Done!Loading patches requested to install.Done!Checking patches that you spe
      cified for installation.Done!Approved patches will be installed in this order:119901-07 Preparing checklist for non-global zone check...Checking non-global zones...This
      patch passes the non-global zone check.119901-07 Summary for zones:Zone master-templateRejected patches:None.Patches that passed the dependency check:119901-07 Zone mast
      er-template-cloneRejected patches:None.Patches that passed the dependency check:119901-07 Patching global zoneAdding patches...Checking installed patches...Verifying suf
      ficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...Installing patch packages...Patch 119901-07 has been successfully installed.See /a/var/sadm/patch/119901-07/log for detail
      sPatch packages installed: SUNWPython SUNWTiff SUNWTiff-devel SUNWgnome-img-viewer-shareDone!Patching non-global zones...Patching zone master-templateAdding patches.
      ..Checking installed patches...Patchadd is terminating.Done!Unmounting the BE <s10x_u7wos_08p1>.The patch add to the BE <s10x_u7wos_08p1> failed (with result code <8>).
      /usr/lib/patch/patchadd[4]: /dev/null: cannot create/usr/lib/patch/patchadd[6]: /dev/null: cannot createsort: insufficient available file descriptorsPatch 119901-07 fail
      ed in non-global zone SUNWlu-master-template.Patch 119901-07 wasn't installed in zones:master-template-clone
      Failed to install patch 119901-07.
      ALERT: Failed to install patch 119901-07.

      Any ideas?



      Peter H. Seybold