Patchset install fails with "ERROR: Another instance of an install script is already running"

(Doc ID 2310062.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

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

Attempting to apply a patch cluster but receiving a message similar to:

 ERROR: Another instance of an install script is already running for target boot environment 'm0'.

Cause

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