BOOT: Error on bootup: getexecname() failed. "ps" command doesn't work
(Doc ID 1010120.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2016
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
During bootup, system has the following errors:
swap: getexecname() failed /usr/bin/savecore: getexecname() failed
Solaris[TM] 8 and above will also generate:
prtconf: getexecname() failed
Then after logging in, simple commands like "ps" and "swap" cannot be executed. You will get similar errors:
ps: getexecname() failed swap: getexecname() failed
You will get the above error for any isa specific executables invoked by isaexec(3c).
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