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How to Clear FMA Fault 'defect.sunos.kernel.panic' (Doc ID 1900128.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.0 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When Solaris kernel panic reboots, the fault management software will diagnose a fault event to track the panic.  This is a major event requiring system administrator attention.  However, sometimes the system panic could be an intentional activity, for example a deliberate test of crash dump generation.  For such cases, if the system administrators decide the event could be safely ignore, they could clear it with the fmadm command.


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