Solaris[TM] 8 Operating System: Solving the ldap_cachemgr(1M) Daemon Hang Issue (Doc ID 1012191.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 20, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 to 8 2/04 U8 [Release 8.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

The issue described in this document does only apply to Oracle Solaris version 8, and not to any newer versions of Solaris.

 

The ldap_cachemgr(1M) daemon process may randomly stop servicing requests that it receives from any application processes. In consequence commands such as "ps -ef" or "ls -l" do not resolve usernames or groupnames. When having hit into this, the ldap_cachemgr daemon process will wait in door_return() system-calls that do contain 0 in all argument. 

For confirming the ldap_cachemgr daemon process has hit into this situation you'll need to apply a truss(1) on the PID of that process, wait some minutes and then examine the output of that truss.

Here is a typical example for that situation:

 

Cause

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