Just for the record, I installed the patch 139100-01 and was able to
attach and upgrade my zone on the new server.


Enda O'Connor wrote:
> Hi
> Not a special path, so should be good to just add it in new server.
> cheers
> Enda
> Christophe Dupre wrote:
>>  From the global zone:
>>  From zone being attached:
>> PATCHLIST=139100-01
>> So I guess I need to install 139100-01 in the new server's global zone ?
>> That makes sense - the original server was 05/08 but had received a
>> recommended cluster in early october, so it is probable that it
>> received some patches that were not rolled into 10/08.
>> Hopefully, the error messages will be improved to provide a hint of
>> what the problem is.
>> Enda O'Connor wrote:
>>> Hi Christophe
>>> In the zone being attached:
>>> zonepath/root/var/sadm/pkg/SUNWgtar/pkginfo file there should be an
>>> entry for PATCHLIST=
>>> could I see this, and also the one from the target system's global
>>> zones pkginfo.
>>> Enda
>>> Christophe Dupre wrote:
>>>> Thanks Jerry for the quick reply. I am making progress, but no
>>>> cigar (yet). Now I have:
>>>> zoneadm: zone 'X': ERROR: attempt to downgrade package SUNWgtar,
>>>> the source had patches but this system does not
>>>> It does not give me a patch number, so I can't add it to the
>>>> bad_patches file. Or maybe it does ?
>>>> Is there a list of patches I should add to bad_patches for this to
>>>> work ? The workaround mentions an attached file, but I don't see it.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Christophe Dupre
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Jerry Jelinek [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>>> Sent: Tue 2008-11-18 13:58
>>>> To: Christophe Dupre
>>>> Cc: zones-discuss
>>>> Subject: Re: [zones-discuss] Issue with zone upgrade on attach
>>>> Christophe Dupre wrote:
>>>>  > Hello,
>>>>  > we're having an issue migrating a zone from one server to another.
>>>>  >
>>>>  > Server A has Solaris 10 x86 05/08 and hosts zone X (spare-root
>>>> zone).
>>>>  >
>>>>  > Server B has just been acquired and installed with Solaris 10
>>>> x86 10/08
>>>>  > and hosts a number of zones created locally.
>>>>  >
>>>>  > We would like to move zone X from A to B. We have done a
>>>> 'zoneadm -z X
>>>>  > detach' on A, then did a tar of the zonepath to send it to
>>>> server B. On
>>>>  > server B, we created a zfs /zones/X where we untarred the zone.
>>>> Then:
>>>>  > zonecfg -z X create -a /zones/X
>>>>  > zoneadm -z X attach -u
>>>>  >
>>>>  > This gives:
>>>>  > zoneadm: zone 'X': ERROR: attempt to downgrade package SUNWcsr, the
>>>>  > source had patch 125098-14 which is not installed on this system
>>>>  >
>>>>  >  >From what I can tell, 125098-14 was part of 05/08, not a patch we
>>>>  > added to the system after initial setup, and not something we
>>>> can download.
>>>>  >
>>>>  > Does anyone have a solution for this ? How can I migrate my zone ?
>>>> This is bug:
>>>> 6743776 zone update on attach should ignore all "special" patches
>>>> This is escalated and a patch is being developed.  The workaround
>>>> is in the bug report (the workaround is actually the fix).  It
>>>> updates the /usr/lib/brand/native/bad_patches file.  You can manually
>>>> do this as well.
>>>> Jerry
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