Failed to save core dump due to "panic: entering debugger (continue to save dump)" (Doc ID 1945858.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000-64 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000-32 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M4000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M5000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If the kernel variables "halt_on_panic=1" and "obpdebug=1" are set in the /etc/system and no action for 30min after panic, Solaris would fail to save core dump as follows.

 

Cause

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