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COMSTAR STMF Service in Maintenance Due to Start Method Failed Repeatedly (Doc ID 1568749.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2022

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Common Multiprotocol SCSI Target (COMSTAR) is a software framework managed by the SCSI Target Mode Framework (STMF) service that enables a Solaris host to be used as a SCSI target platform. The STMF service is managed under the Service Management Facility (SMF). Following a panic, the STMF service failed to start with the following symptoms:



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