Last updated on JULY 29, 2016
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Messages on the console at boot show that /var/run fails to mount and the system boots to Maintenance mode.
The filesystem/minimal service is in maintenance.
SunOS Release 5.10 Version Generic_142900-07 64-bit Copyright 1983-2010 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved. Use is subject to license terms. Hostname: apollo ERROR: svc:/system/filesystem/minimal:default failed to mount /var/run (see 'svcs -x' for details) Aug 31 08:45:22 svc.startd: svc:/system/filesystem/minimal:default: Method "/lib/svc/method/fs-minimal" failed with exit status 95. Aug 31 08:45:22 svc.startd: system/filesystem/minimal:default failed fatally: transitioned to maintenance (see 'svcs -xv' for details) Requesting System Maintenance Mode (See /lib/svc/share/README for more information.) Console login service(s) cannot run Root password for system maintenance (control-d to bypass): single-user privilege assigned to /dev/console. Entering System Maintenance Mode Feb 23 11:33:53 su: 'su root' succeeded for root on /dev/console Sun Microsystems Inc. SunOS 5.10 Generic January 2005 # -bash-3.00# svcs -av | grep minimal maintenance - 11:33:42 - svc:/system/filesystem/minimal:default
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