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Solaris10 branded zone creation error on Solaris 11.1

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Hello,

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

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Checking disk-space for extraction
Ok

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

Checking data integrity
Ok

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
NETMASK: 255.0.0.0
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
Ok

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
booting...
booting...
booting...

root@localhost:# zoneadm list -cv
ID NAME STATUS PATH BRAND IP
0 global running / solaris shared
4 zone1 running /zone1 solaris excl
5 zone2 running /zone2 solaris excl
- zone10 configured /solaris10/zone10 solaris10 excl
root@localhost:#

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

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