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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Release Notes     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Before You Begin

2.  Installation Issues

Issues When Installing Oracle Solaris 11.1

Automated Installer Fails to Install on Systems With High Memory and Low Disk Space Allocation (7090030)

AI Services Created From Oracle Solaris 11 Images Install Oracle Solaris 11.1 (7144329)

SPARC: FMD Errors During Installation of Oracle Solaris on a T-Series Server (16081077)

Passing a Directory to a zoneadm install Command Drops Profiles With Duplicate Names Under That Tree (7093399)

Automated Installer Configuration Profiles Are Openly Accessible From the Web Server (7097115)

Adding New Elements Using the aimanifest Command Fails If the Direct Next Element Is Missing (7093788)

Automated Installer Fails to Match Target Disks When Using Dual-Path Boot Disk (7079889)

Multiple AI Service Name Conflicts on AI Servers (7042544)

Text Installer Displays in English When Another Language Is Chosen (7095437)

Text Installer Does Not Allow Installing Oracle Solaris Into Another Slice in the Existing Solaris2 Partition (7091267)

sysconfig and Text Installer Applications Terminate Unexpectedly From Timezone Screens (7026383)

Installation Fails If Non-ASCII Characters Are Specified in the Real Name Field (7108040)

x86: Xorg VESA Driver Does Not Work on Oracle VM VirtualBox If the Extensible Firmware Interface Is Enabled (7157554)

Network-Based Automated Installer Fails on x2100 Platform With nge Drivers (6999502)

x86: 64-bit: DVD Installation Might Fail on Oracle's Sun Fire x4170m3 and x4270m3 Servers (7185764)

Hardware-Related Issues

x86: Some Dell Desktops Hard-Hang in UEFI Mode During the Early Kernel Boot Phase (7150035)

3.  Update Issues

4.  Runtime Issues

A.  Previously Documented Bugs That Are Fixed in the Oracle Solaris 11.1 Release

Hardware-Related Issues

This section describes hardware-related issues in Oracle Solaris 11.1.

x86: Some Dell Desktops Hard-Hang in UEFI Mode During the Early Kernel Boot Phase (7150035)

A few Dell desktop models, for example, the Precision T1600 and Optiplex 790 models, hard-hang at boot time when booted in the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) mode. This problem is a known Dell firmware issue.

Workaround: To complete the installation, boot the system by specifying the -B uefirt_disable=1 boot attribute.