System could experience hang or unusable symptoms with ZFS ARC delaying I/O (Doc ID 2025128.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 to 11.1 [Release 11.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A Solaris 10 or 11 sytstem could experience hang or unusable symptoms, with ZFS ARC delaying I/O, even though ZFS ARC is not the source of memory pressure.  Typically we see many threads with the following stack.

 

 

Cause

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