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Solaris 11 System Stuck in Boot Loop -- "an inconsistency in the boot archive was detected." (Doc ID 2568691.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Solaris 11 system gets stuck in a boot loop and repeatedly reports "an inconsistency in the boot archive was detected."  For example:

Changes

A third-party software package was installed before rebooting.
Or a third-party software package was installed, and some time later a package update was performed (such as from Solaris 11.3 to Solaris 11.4).

Cause

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