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1.  Updates to Solaris 10 Release

2.  Installation Issues

3.  Solaris Runtime Issues

Common Desktop Environment

x86: Support for Intel Integrated i810 and i815 Graphics Chipsets

Arabic Text Not Appearing in ar Locales

Compose Key Sequences Might Not Work When You Use X Keyboard Extension in Some Locales (6219932)

x86: kdmconfig Command Does Not Create System Identification Configuration File for Xorg X Server (6217442)

x86: kdmconfig Instructions to Configure Xorg X Server Are Incomplete (6205881)

x86: Program That Configures Keyboard, Display, and Mouse Not Working for X Server (6178669)

SPARC: Some UTF-8 Locales Are Unavailable in the Common Desktop Environment Login Service (5042573)

CDE Removable Media Auto Run Capability Removed (4634260)

Solaris PDASync Cannot Delete Last Entry From the Desktop (4260435)

Solaris PDASync Does Not Support Data Exchange With the Multibyte Internationalized PDA Device (4263814)

Documentation DVD

SUNWsdocs Package Needed to Remove Other Documentation Packages

European Locale PDF Documents Available Only Through C Locale (4674475)

File Systems

Upgrading From Some Solaris Express or Solaris 10 Releases Requires Remounting of File Systems

NFSv4 Access Control List Functions Might Work Incorrectly

Access Problems Between Solaris NFSv4 Clients and NFSv4 Servers

System Crash Dump Fails on Devices Greater Than 1 TByte (6214480)

Using smosservice Command to Add OS Services Results in Insufficient Disk Space Message (5073840)

Hardware-Related Issue and Bugs

SPARC: Sun Crypto Accelerator 4000 Board Versions 1.0 and 1.1 Not Supported in Solaris 10 OS

Certain USB 2.0 Controllers Are Disabled

Supported USB Devices and Corresponding Hub Configurations

x86: Limitations Exist With Certain Device Drivers in Solaris 10 OS

DVD-ROM/CD-ROM Drives on Headless Systems

x86: Manual Configuration Required to Specify Non-US English Keyboards

SPARC: jfca Driver for Certain Host Bus Adapters That Are Connected to Tape Devices Might Cause Errors (6210240)

Using USB 2.0 Hubs With USB 1.x Devices Might Cause System Panic (6209619)

x86: EHCI Driver Unusable in Certain Motherboards (6204987)

Using FireWire-1394 Storage Devices Might Cause System Panic (6203680)

Pausing USB Audio Devices During Play or Record Operation Might Cause System Deadlock (6200924)

Contention Exists Between Certain Devices That Share the Same Bus (6196994)

Some Keyboard Keys Not Functioning With Num Lock Key On (6173972)

SPARC: GigaSwift Fast and Gigabit Ethernet Devices With Revision IDs Lower Than 32 Might Cause System Panic (5090222)

hat_getkpfnum() DDI Function Is Obsolete (5046984)

Some Systems With USB 2.0 Hardware Might Hang or Panic (5030842)

x86: Using Two Adaptec SCSI Card 39320D Cards on a Sun Fire V65x Server Might Cause the System to Panic (5001908)

x86: Soft System-Shutdown is Not Supported in Solaris OS on x86 (4873161, 5043369)

Some DVD and CD-ROM Drives Fail to Boot Solaris (4397457)

iPlanet Directory Server 5.1 Issues

Installing Directory Server 5.1

Migrating to the Sun Java System Directory Server 5 2005Q1

Issues While Running Debugger

SPARC: Systems With Active Kernel Debugger Might Panic During Suspend/Resume Cycles (5062018)

System Might Loop When Master CPU Is Changed (4405263)

Localization Issues

Login Screen Marks UTF-8 Locales as Recommended

Microsoft Office Files

HTML Files

Fixing Broken HTML File

Emails Saved As Portable Format

Plain Text Files

File Names and Directory Names

Launching Legacy Locale Applications

Hardware for Estonian Keyboard Type 6, French Canadian Keyboard Type 6, and Polish Programmers Keyboard Type 5 Not Available

Cannot Print Documents in Portable Document Format (6239307, 6218079)

x86: Login Process Might Hang in Certain Asian Non-UTF-8 Locales (6215527)

localeadm -l Does Not List Installed Korean Locale Packages (6189823)

Special Keyboard Keys Do Not Work (5077631)

Modifier Keys Do Not Function Correctly (4996542)

Chinese and Korean Characters Are Printed In a Box (4977300)

Sort Capability in the European UTF-8 Locales Does Not Function Correctly (4307314)

Networking Issues

SPARC: RTM_IFINFO Message Has Different Sizes on 32-bit and 64-bit Compilations

IP Forwarding Disabled by Default in Solaris 10 OS

Zone Not Booting When IP Address Belongs to a Failed IP Network Multipathing Group (6184000)

ATM LANE Subnets for IPv4/IPv6 Might Not Complete Initialization (4625849)

Configuring Multiple Tunnels Between Two IP Nodes With Filtering Enabled Might Result in Packet Loss (4152864)

Security Issues

Nonpassword Logins Fail With pam_ldap Enabled

New Versions of encrypt() and decrypt() Are Not Backward Compatible

Incorrect Parameters Might Cause Panic in Sun StorEdge T3 (4319812)

Service Management Facility

svccfg import Subcommand Does Not Refresh Dependent Services (6221374)

Print Services Have Offline Settings by Default (5100134)

keyserv Daemon Disables Some File System Services (5084183)

Login Prompts Sometimes Appear Before File Systems Are Mounted (5082164)

Smart Card

System Does Not Respond to Smart Card (4415094)

Edit Config File Menu Item in Smartcards Management Console Does Not Work (4447632)

Solaris Commands and Standards

Bash 2.0.5b No Longer Sets Some Environment Variables

New ln Utility Requires -f Option

New tcsh Rejects setenv Variable Names That Use a Dash or an Equals Sign

STDIO getc Family EOF Condition Behavior Change

Output Columns of the ps Command Have Been Widened

Command ping -v Does Not Work on IPv6 Addresses (4984993)

Solaris Volume Manager

Solaris Volume Manager metattach Command Might Fail

Solaris Volume Manager metassist Command Fails in Non-English Locales (5067097)

Volume Creation Fails in Systems With Unformatted Disks (5064066)

Hot Spares Do Not Work Correctly When Solaris Volume Manager RAID-1 (Mirror) or RAID-5 Volumes Are Created in Disk Sets Built on Soft Partitions (4981358)

Solaris Volume Manager metadevadm Command Fails if Logical Device Name No Longer Exists (4645721)

Solaris Volume Manager metarecover Command Fails to Update metadb Namespace (4645776)

Sun Java Desktop System

Email and Calendar

Problems With Using Multiple Attachments (6260583)

Problem With Changing Authentication Type (6246543)

Problems When Saving Attachments With Localized Content (6204976)

Incomplete List of Contacts in Contact Folder (5088514)


Login Error Message

$PATH issues (6247943)

Remote Connection Problems (6203727)

Help System

Wrong Help Window Opened For Volume Control (6253210)

Online Help Freezes (5090731)

Mozilla Browser

Cannot Print Certain Documents From the Mozilla Browser

Cannot Specify User Preferences for Roaming Access in Mozilla Browser (6200999)

Keyboard Shortcuts Fail (6192644)

System-Level Issues

User Preferences Not Fully Compatible

GNU Image Manipulation Program Missing From the Graphics Menu (6209566)

Problems With Online Registration of StarOffice 7 Software (6208829)

Problems With Sound Recorder

Volume Control Option Not Working

Problems When Using Keyboard Indicator (6245563)

Certain View Options Might Cause File Manager to Fail (6233643)

Cannot Delete Files Outside of Home Directory (6203010, 5105006)

Problems Creating Certain Types of Archives (5082008)

Cannot Type Multibyte Characters in Text Editor 2.9.1 (4937266)

System Administration

Sun Patch Manager Tool 2.0 Not Compatible With Previous Versions

Sun Remote Services Net Connect Supported Only in the Global Zone

Error or Warning Messages Might Be Displayed While Installing Non-global Zones With the zoneadm Command

Solaris Product Registry Administration Utility Fails to Launch in a Zone (6220284)

patchadd Fails to Reapply Patches to Newly Installed Packages (6219176)

Non-Global Zones Created After Patching Global Zones Are Not Accessible by Remote Login Services (6216195)

Cannot Delete Existing Diskless Clients From the System (6205746)

Net Connect 3.1.1 Installation Fails (6197548)

x86: Default C Library Might Cause Boot Failure When You Install Solaris Flash Archives (6192995)

SPARC: smosservice delete Command Does Not Successfully Remove All Directories (6192105)

patchadd Command Does Not Support Installing Patches From an NFS Server (6188748)

lucreate Command Does Not Create RAID-1 Volumes (5106987)

SPARC: Panics That Occur During Suspend and Resume Cycles Might Cause the System to Hang (5062026)

SPARC: Stopping the System by Using Keyboard Sequences Might Cause a System Panic (5061679)

Using the ipfs Command With -W Option Fails (5040248)

Permissions for Mount Points Not Preserved in Created Boot Environment (4992478)

kill -HUP Does Not Always Cause the Agent to Reread the snmpd.conf Configuration File (4988483)

x86: Pressing the F4 Key During BIOS Bootup Fails to Boot the Service Partition (4782757, 5051157)

Solaris WBEM Services 2.5 Daemon Cannot Locate com.sun Application Programming Interface Providers (4619576)

Some com.sun Application Programming Interface Method Invocations Fail Under XML/HTTP Transport Protocol (4497393, 4497399, 4497406, 4497411)

Cannot Modify File-System Mount Properties With Solaris Management Console Mounts and Shares Tool (4466829)

4.  System-Specific Issues

5.  End-of-Software Support Statements

6.  Documentation Issues

A.  Table of Integrated Bugs in the Solaris 10 Operating System

B.  Solaris 10 Operating System Patch List

Chapter 3

Solaris Runtime Issues

This chapter describes runtime issues that are known to be problems.

Note - Some of the issues and bugs in this chapter have been fixed in subsequent Solaris 10 releases. If you have upgraded your Solaris software, certain issues and bugs in this chapter might no longer apply. To see which bugs and issues no longer apply to your specific Solaris 10 software, refer to Appendix A, Table of Integrated Bugs in the Solaris 10 Operating System.