system/sysevent:default failed fatally: transitioned to maintenance (Doc ID 1453076.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Jul-2014***

Symptoms

A system will occasionally fail to boot, and report a problem with the sysevent service:

Please review the man page on syseventd(1M) if necessary for syntax. 

man pages section 1M: System Administration Commands

Cause

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