Commands such as drvconfig can hang on fully populated servers : Can't open /dev/ksyms (Doc ID 1011677.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Enterprise 4500 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Enterprise 5500 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Enterprise 3500 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Enterprise 6500 Server - Version All Versions and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

Various Solaris[TM] commands can hang on fully configured Ultra[TM] Enterprise Servers running Solaris 2.5.1 and 2.6

Some commands which can hang include:
drvconfig
modinfo
prtconf
netstat
dmesg
crash
adb

Cause

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