Solaris Common Messages and Troubleshooting Guide

Operation not applicable


This error indicates that no system support exists for a function that the application requested.


Ask the system vendor for an upgrade, or contact the vendor or author of the application for an update.

Technical Notes

This message indicates that no system support exists for an operation. Many modules set this error when a programming function is not yet implemented. If you are writing a program that produces this message, while calling a system library, find and use an alternative library function. Future versions of the system might support this operation; check system release notes for further information.

The symbolic name for this error is ENOSYS, errno=89.