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archiveadm create-media -f usb generated file fails to boot (Doc ID 2795417.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The LDOM fails to boot from a file generated from 'archiveadm create-media -f usb' after updating the system to Solaris

The 'archiveadm create-media -f usb' output file worked find with version prior to Solaris


archiveadm create-media -f usb \
-o /iso/sol-11_4-admin01.usb \
-s /vol/patches/SunOS5.11.4/sol-11_4-23_69_3-ai-sparc.iso \

{0} ok devalias
sol11_4-dvd /virtual-devices@100/channel-devices@200/disk@4
{0} boot sol11_4-dvd - install
Boot device: /virtual-devices@100/channel-devices@200/disk@4 File and args: - install

Examining /devices/virtual-devices@100/channel-devices@200/disk@4:a
Appears to be an LDOMs USB image
Failed to mount as hsfs, trying ufs
Failed to mount as ufs
Preparing image for use
Unable to mount media


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