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Operating Systems Solaris Postprocess issue installing Solaris 9 Branded Zone Post 302345620 by brialt1 on Wednesday 19th of August 2009 05:45:57 PM
Old 08-19-2009
Postprocess issue installing Solaris 9 Branded Zone

Hello,

I am attempting to install a newly configured Solaris 9 zone using the flash archive image provided on the sun website. Each time I run the install I get a failure during the Postprocess: Creating mount points. Following is the log:

[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Log File: /var/tmp/s9-zone.install.25457.log
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Product: Solaris 9 Containers 1.0
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Installer: solaris9 brand installer 1.21
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Zone: s9-zone
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Path: /export/zones/s9-zone
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Starting pre-installation tasks.
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Installation started for zone "s9-zone"
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Source: /var/tmp/solaris9-image.flar
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Media Type: flash archive
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] Installing: This may take several minutes...
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] cd /export/zones/s9-zone/root &&
[Wed Aug 19 19:04:55 UTC 2009] do_flar < "/var/tmp/solaris9-image.flar"
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:36 UTC 2009] Postprocessing: This may take several minutes...
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:36 UTC 2009] running: p2v -u s9-zone
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:36 UTC 2009] Postprocess: Gathering information about zone
s9-zone
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:37 UTC 2009] Postprocess: Creating mount points
touch: /export/zones/s9-zone/root/etc/mnttab cannot create
chmod: WARNING: can't access /export/zones/s9-zone/root/etc/mnttab
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:37 UTC 2009] Postprocess: Processing /etc/system
cp: cannot access /export/zones/s9-zone/root/etc/system
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:37 UTC 2009] Result: Postprocessing failed.
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:37 UTC 2009]
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:37 UTC 2009] Result: *** Installation FAILED ***
[Wed Aug 19 19:12:37 UTC 2009] Log File: /var/tmp/s9-zone.install.25457.log


I have all of the latest Container Packages and am running the following release:
Solaris 10 10/08 s10s_u6wos_07b SPARC
Copyright 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.
Assembled 27 October 2008

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
 

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suninstall(1M)						  System Administration Commands					    suninstall(1M)

NAME
suninstall - install the Solaris operating system SYNOPSIS
suninstall DESCRIPTION
install-solaris(1M) is now the preferred command for starting and restarting the Solaris Installation program. It should be used instead of suninstall. suninstall is symbolically linked to install-solaris. suninstall is a forms-based and graphical subsystem for installing the operating system. suninstall exists only on the Solaris installation media (CD or DVD) and should only be invoked from there. Refer to the Solaris 10 Instal- lation Guide: Basic Installations for more details. suninstall allows installation of the operating system onto any standalone system. suninstall loads the software available on the installa- tion media. Refer to the Solaris 10 Installation Guide: Basic Installations for disk space requirements. USAGE
Refer to the Solaris 10 Installation Guide: Basic Installations for more information on the various menus and selections. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcdrom (Solaris instal- | | |lation media) | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
pkginfo(1), install(1M), install-solaris(1M), pkgadd(1M), attributes(5) Solaris 10 Installation Guide: Basic Installations NOTES
It is advisable to exit suninstall by means of the exit options in the suninstall menus. SunOS 5.10 9 Sep 2004 suninstall(1M)

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