Solaris 10 and 11 readonly zpool import can hang even though failmode is set to continue (Doc ID 1999419.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

When this issue happen, the zpool with be in suspended state and the zpool import thread will hang with its stack trace look like the example below.

 

Cause

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