SP Resets on T5xx0, T3, T4, T5 and M5 Systems May Overwrite a User-Land Solaris Memory Page Causing In-Memory Corruption (Doc ID 1580033.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

SPARC T5-2 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Netra T6340 Server Module - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-1B - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-2 - Version Not Applicable and later
Netra SPARC T4-1 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

See also Alert 1587769.1

Should the issue be encountered, some of the symptoms you may expect to find include, but are not limited to:

Running pkgchk(1M) will show an error caused by the checksum failure of a file, eg:

  

Changes

The Service Processor (SP) may have been manually reset by the System Administrator or reset/paniced due to a problem on the SP itself.  The trigger for the described issue is an SP reset no matter what the cause.

Cause

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