System Panic in "devfs" due to a NULL Pointer Derefernence

(Doc ID 1909760.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 to 11.1 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 11 before S11.1.16.5 could panic in module "devfs" due to a NULL pointer dereference.   The panic stack in messages file looks like the following:

Cause

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