Solaris Patching fails with "pkgadd: ERROR: memory allocation failure, errno=22" in the patch logfile (Doc ID 1457119.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 10 8/11 U10 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Patching is failing to complete.

The patch output ends with

This fails even if patching an Alternate Boot Environment (via Live Upgrade) and can also fail when booted from other media.

Cause

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