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'beadm activate BE_name' May Fail With 'BootmgmtError: property 'bootfs': All disk labeling/system requirements for booting are not satisfied.' When '/dev/[r]dsk' Entries Are Removed (Doc ID 2187429.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Should the issue described in this document be encountered, the following stack trace and error from beadm(1M) will be seen on the terminal while trying to activate a Boot Environment (BE). 

# beadm activate solaris-9
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/beadm", line 1224, in <module>
RC = main()
File "/usr/sbin/beadm", line 942, in main
return(parseCLI(sys.argv[1:]))
File "/usr/sbin/beadm", line 909, in parseCLI
rc = activate(opts_args)
File "/usr/sbin/beadm", line 85, in activate
rc = lb.beActivate(opts[0])
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/vendor-packages/libbe.py", line 446, in beActivate
ret = libbe_py.beActivateBH(be_name, root_ds, zpool)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/vendor-packages/libbe.py", line 92, in commit
try:
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/vendor-packages/bootmgmt/bootconfig.py", line 833, in commit_boot_config

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/vendor-packages/bootmgmt/bootconfig.py", line 799, in _set_default_bootfs
confignvl = zfs.zpool_get_config(rpool)
BootmgmtError: property 'bootfs': All disk labeling/system requirements for booting are not satisfied.   <<<<<<

 

Note:  Creating and destroying BEs will work.  The issue occurs only during the activation process.

Cause

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