Cannot Add A Serial Card Device To A Solaris Non-global Zone (Doc ID 2166298.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Serial card has been installed in the system.

Serial card device is visible and functions in the Global Zone.

The zonecfg commands adding the serial device to the Non-global Zone complete successfully.

Non-global Zone configuration shows the device added.

Serial device path is not created in the Non-global Zone after reboot.

In this case the device being added was a Perle Ultraport Express Serial card. The issue does not appear to be specific to the vendor.

Cause

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