It’s been a little while since I upgraded Hobbes to the latest Nevada release and not surprising as I’ve been trying for a little while to upgrade but after luactivate’ing the new BE, it would hang with the kernel banner. It’s been doing ever since my attempts to upgrade to build 108 from build 106. A quick sunsolve search showed that SR 6780697 might be related and seemed to do the trick following the workaround listed. So here we are then build 112:
Solaris Express Community Edition snv_112 X86
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