Format Core Dumps at Readdir64()

(Doc ID 1477344.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running format fails with a core dump.
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 # format
Searching for disks...Segmentation Fault (core dumped)

# pstack core
core 'core' of 8932: format
ff168340 readdir64 (0, ffbfecdc, 0, 0, 0, 0) + 4
ff168450 readdir (0, ffbfecd0, 4, 0, 59c78, 56840) + 4
0002ddac do_search (0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0) + 234

Cause

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