Solaris Express 10/06 Issues
The following issue applies to the Solaris Express 10/06 release.
Keyboard Configuration in JumpStart Must Be Valid
A new sysidkdb tool is introduced in the Solaris Express 10/06 release, which
configures the USB keyboard layout during installation. This new tool defines valid
keyboard layout strings. Unknown is not a valid string. Therefore, during the
JumpStart installation on SPARC systems, the keyboard=Unknown in the sysidcfg script is not
The following error message is displayed:
Unknown is not a valid keyboard layout
Workaround: Remove the line Keyboard=Unknown from your sysidcfg script. Or, replace
Unknown with a valid keyboard string. For more information about the new
sysidkbd tool and for information about valid keyword options, see the sysidcfg(4) man
For serial keyboards with SPARC systems, omit the keyboard variable in your
sysidcfg scripts for SPARC systems.
If a valid keyboard string is not provided in the sysidcfg script, you
are prompted for a keyboard selection during the installation.