Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Release Notes

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Updated: May 2015

SPARC: Kernel Zones Block Live Migration of Guest Domains (18289196)

On SPARC systems, a running kernel zone within an Oracle VM Server for SPARC (previously called Sun Logical Domains) domain will block live migration of the guest domain. The following error message is displayed:

Live migration failed because Kernel Zones are active.
Stop Kernel Zones and retry.

Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds:

  • Stop running the kernel zone.

    # zoneadm -z zonename shutdown
  • Suspend the kernel zone.

    # zoneadm -z zonename suspend