Suboptimal Configuration For Lockd Daemon Threads In Solaris 11 (Doc ID 1593256.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11 11/11 to 11.2 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Solaris 11 systems which are NFS clients we get a syslog message indicating that the server are configured for 20 lockd threads, i.e well below the default value of 1024.

rpcmod: [ID 514475 kern.warning] WARNING: Configuration for lockd server threads is suboptimal. Default value is 1024, configured value is 20

However, when checking the number of threads allocated using sharectl, we get the following:

This seems to suggest that we are configured for the default 1024 lockd (lockd_servers) threads.

Cause

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