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Can't boot zone as root (Doc ID 1005637.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Purpose

This document describes the various issues and resolutions for booting zones as root.

The non-global zones (or zones) facility in Solaris provides an isolated environment for running applications.

Symptoms:

  1. zone boot error

  2. zone boot failed

  3. can't login to the zone

  4. can't access zone

  5. zone not running

Troubleshooting Steps

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