Solaris 10 Upgrade Fails When Mpxio is Enabled on Boot Disk - The Solaris Version (Solaris 10) on slice c0t0d0s0 cannot be upgraded (Doc ID 2134459.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

This is a Sun SPARC Enterprise M4000 Server with Solaris 10 5/08
booted from a internal disk under mpxio control:

32. c6t5000C5000C6AC607d0 <SUN146G cyl 14087 alt 2 hd 24 sec 848> <<<<---- old disk non-mpxio disk c0t0d0
/scsi_vhci/disk@g5000c5000c6ac607
33. c6t5000C5001D7B32D7d0 <SUN146G cyl 14087 alt 2 hd 24 sec 848> <<<<---- old disk non-mpxio disk c0t1d0
/scsi_vhci/disk@g5000c5001d7b32d7

-bash-3.2$ more df-kl.out
Filesystem kbytes used avail capacity Mounted on
/dev/dsk/c6t5000C5000C6AC607d0s0 20655025 18207619 2240856 90% /

 

Customer has tried to upgrade to Solaris 10 1/13 from Solaris 10 cdrom following this document:
Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: Planning for Installation and Upgrade

..but the installer fails with this error:

 

Cause

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