Archiveadm Fails To Create A Kernel-Zone Clone Archive

(Doc ID 2054894.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 to 11.2 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


archiveadm command fails to create a kernel-zone clone archive.

# archiveadm create -z ccikz01 /tmp/ccikz01.uar
Initializing Unified Archive creation resources...
Unified Archive initialized: /tmp/ccikz01.uar Logging to: /system/volatile/archive_log.13968
Executing dataset discovery...
Dataset discovery complete
Creating install media for zone(s)...
Media creation complete
Preparing archive system image...
Cleaning up archive creation resources, please wait.
Archive creation failed: Guest operation failed, see /system/volatile/archive_log.4890 for details.
. See /system/volatile/archive_log.13968 for details.

from global zone # cat /system/volatile/archive_log.13968
2015-06-02 12:48:21,504   InstallationLogger ERROR      Error occurred during execution of 'PrepareArchiveImage' checkpoint.

from kernel zone # cat /system/volatile/archive_log.4890
2015-06-02 12:48:15,319   InstallationLogger DEBUG      Executing: ['/usr/bin/pgrep', '-f', '/lib/svc/bin/svc.configd -d /tmp/repository_door_LZfe0G']
2015-06-02 12:48:15,344   InstallationLogger DEBUG      5709                                              
2015-06-02 12:48:15,409   InstallationLogger DEBUG      SMF repository purge completed.                   
2015-06-02 12:48:15,410   InstallationLogger ERROR      Error occurred during execution of 'PrepareArchiveImage' checkpoint.
2015-06-02 12:48:15,411   InstallationLogger DEBUG      progress: PrepareArchiveImage, reported 100, normalized 95, total=195 PROGRESS REPORT: progress percent:100 None
2015-06-02 12:48:15,411   InstallationLogger DEBUG      PrepareArchiveImage checkpoint failed             
2015-06-02 12:48:15,411   InstallationLogger DEBUG      too many values to unpack 


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