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Creating and Administering Oracle Solaris 11 Boot Environments     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Introduction to Managing Boot Environments

2.  beadm Zones Support

beadm in Non-Global Zones

Unbootable Boot Environments

Zones Naming Conventions

3.  Creating Boot Environments and Snapshots

4.  Administering Boot Environments

Unbootable Boot Environments

Both global zones and non-global zones contain boot environments. Each boot environment in a non-global zone is associated with a parent boot environment in the global zone, so that, if a global zone boot environment is inactive, the related non-global zone boot environment is unbootable. However, if you boot into that parent boot environment in the global zone, the related boot environment in the non-global zone becomes bootable.

Note - If the boot environment is unbootable, it is marked with an exclamation point (!) in the Active column in the beadm list output.

The beadm command restricts actions on unbootable boot environments as follows: