Logical Domains 1.3 Release Notes

Logical Domains Manager Does Not Start If the Machine Is Not Networked and an NIS Client Is Running

Bug ID 6764613: If you do not have a network configured on your machine and have a Network Information Services (NIS) client running, the Logical Domains Manager will not start on your system.

Workaround: Disable the NIS client on your non-networked machine:

# svcadm disable nis/client