Per Filesystem Quota on /var with Accounting Enabled can Lead to a Hang when the Quota is Reached. (Doc ID 2037866.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 6/06 U2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The system becomes unresponsive while short lived user process never complete and cannot be killed.

Potential high system CPU usage.

System accounting is enabled and there is a quota limit set on /var filesystem.

Cause

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