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Solaris 11.x: The 'svc:/system/hal:default' Service Fails to Be Placed Online (Doc ID 1450599.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.0 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In Solaris 11, when we boot in a large configuration (for example, 4069 device objects) the system/hal service fails to be placed online.  Instead, the service goes into the maintenance state with an error message output to the console log.


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