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Solaris Cluster How to Enable Method and/or System Coredumps for Cluster Methods That Timeout (Doc ID 1019001.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


If an Solaris Cluster Resource Group Manger (RGM) method callback times out, the method's process group is killed by a SIGTERM signal. If the process tree does not exit within ten seconds, a SIGKILL is executed.

Starting with

the default behavior for the RGM is that method core dumps are not generated when a method times out, however, system core dumps are generated when a node is rebooted by the RGM due to a resource's Failover_mode property being set to HARD and the resource method being stuck in the kernel and failing to exit after a SIGKILL.

Note: x86 patches are:



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