I am trying to migrate a zone on OpenSolaris from one identical system
to another. It's going from x86 to sparc, but even when going from x86
to x86 I get the same error. Here's the build of both systems
SunOS hostname 5.11 snv_111b i86pc i386 i86pc Solaris (source system)
SunOS hostname 5.11 snv_111b sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-100 Solaris
After creating the zone on zfs per expectations, I detach it it and get
the typical directory you would expect:
SUNWdetached.xml dev root
I then run the following command to migrate the zone:
zfs send rpool/tedz...@migrate | ssh u...@hostname pfexec /usr/sbin/zfs
receive -F rpool/tedz...@migrate
Everything looks good at that point. The zfs file system is mounted at
rpool/tedzone automatically, and so I create a zone configuration to
match that. However, when I run the attach I get the following error
zoneadm -z tedzone attach
cannot open 'rpool/tedzone/ROOT': dataset does not exist
ERROR: The -a, -d or -r option is required when there is no active root
The funny thing here is that the zfs list on the source system doesn't
mention this zfs file system:
rpool/tedzone 242M 64.1G 22.5K /tedzone
rpool/tedzone/ROOT 242M 64.1G 19K legacy
rpool/tedzone/ROOT/zbe 242M 64.1G 242M /tedzone/root
Are we looking at a bug here?
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