Solaris 9 and later Systems Become Unresponsive Showing a Very Heavy IO Load on the Swap Disks (Doc ID 1460637.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.1 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris can become unresponsive in the event of severe memory pressure, which in some cases can lead to panics due to cluster timeouts, for instance. 

 

Cause

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