[OpenIndiana-discuss] /hipster OS update fails because of EFI support from Illumos

Alexander Pyhalov alp at rsu.ru
Tue Mar 10 12:25:47 UTC 2015

On 03/10/2015 10:23, Predrag Zecevic [Unix Systems Administrator] wrote:
> On 03/ 9/15 12:03 PM, Alexander Pyhalov wrote:
>> Predrag Zecevic [Unix Systems Administrator] писал 09.03.2015 11:17:
>>> Hi all,
>> ...
>>> Activation of BE failed, and I tried again:
>> Hi.
>> Could you select new BE in grub menu on boot?  After booting new BE,
>> try beadm activate it.
>> ---
>> System Administrator of Southern Federal University Computer Center
> Hi Alexander,
> Many thanks. Hopefully, this will be solved soon... One day I might need
> to reboot system remotelly.

The issue, as I understand it, is that there's bug in (old version) of 
installadm, which causes it to mistakenly fail on MBR disks. It is 
already fixed in 
, but if you use installgrub from affected BE, you'll get the same error 

Best regards,
Alexander Pyhalov,
system administrator of Southern Federal University IT department

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