Running 'zfs set volsize=<newsize>' may return "Too fragmented" and core dump on Solaris 10 and Solaris 11.1 (Doc ID 1907912.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 6/06 U2 to 11.1 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

On heavily fragmented ZFS Storage Pools (zpool) attempting to resize a ZFS Volume (zvol) may fail with the following error

 

Cause

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