Solaris 10 Systems May Panic with "hypervisor call 0x21 returned an unexpected error 2 due to invalid"

(Doc ID 1566675.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2013

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Sun4v systems running Solaris 10 may panic with the panic string:

hypervisor call 0x21 returned an unexpected error 2

 

The panic stack frame is similar to:

 

Cause

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