UltraSPARC T2-based Systems Hang On Boot After Upgrade to Kernel Patch 147440-25 (and later kernel patches) OR Solaris 11 update 1
(Doc ID 1501499.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2019
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Sun SPARC Sun OS
After applying the Oct 2012 CPU (Critical Patch Updates) or patchset or kernel 147440-25 (and later kernel patches), or after upgrading to Solaris 11 update 1 Release the system may hang on the subsequent reboot.
To look for later Solaris 10 kernel patches, please check https://blogs.oracle.com/patch/entry/solaris_10_kernel_patchid_progression
This has been reported on the following UltraSPARC T2 processor systems with OBP below 4.29.1:
- Sun Blade T6320
- Sun SPARC[tm] Enterprise T5120
- Sun SPARC[tm] Enterprise T5220
- Sun SPARC[tm] Enterprise T5240
- Sun SPARC[tm] Enterprise T5140
This issue may also affect the following servers but has not been confirmed
- Sun SPARC[tm] Enterprise T5440
- Netra[tm] T5220 Server
- Sun Netra[tm] T5440 Server
This issue may not only happen on bare metal systems, but also in LDoms running on these system types
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