SAM-QFS - 5.4 samfsdump has a Memory Leak and is Failing With an "Out of memory" Error (Doc ID 1920681.1)

Last updated on JUNE 02, 2017

Applies to:

Sun QFS and Storage Archive Manager (SAM) - Version 5.4 to 5.4 [Release 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 When attempting to dump a large, samfs type, filesystem using the '/opt/SUNWsamfs/sbin/samfsdump' utility, the program aborts, if the process uses more than 4GB of memory, with the following error reported:

Changes

This issue was not seen when running the 5.3.X release but only after upgrading to the 5.4 Base release (5.4.6)

Cause

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