'pkg update' may fail or get hung when n2cp digest operation is enabled in Solaris 11 (Doc ID 1546454.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2013

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The server is running S11u1_24 .Customer tried  to install a solaris packages got the following error.

root@t31bblw:/var/opt/sun/xvm/logs# pkg rebuild-index

An error was encountered while attempting to read image state information to perform the requested operation. Details follow:

Catalog file '/var/pkg/state/installed/catalog.attrs' is invalid.
root@t31bblw:/var/opt/sun/xvm/logs#

Cause

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