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Installing older Solaris SRU 12.4 with a newer AI server fails to boot with zfs_parse_bootfs: error 48 (Doc ID 1523214.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Enterprise Manager Ops Center - Version 12.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In this example, the customer performed a fresh install of Solaris 11 SRU 12.4 with an AI Server on Solaris 11.  The installation completed without any issues, but on boot they saw this zfs error 48:


The customer is installing an older Solaris OS version on an existing AI server configuration

NOTE: This can also happen in Ops Center under certain conditions.


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