Solaris Volume Manager on Solaris 10 'newfs' Command Hang on door_call into syseventd (Doc ID 2066444.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 5/09 U7 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

newfs hangs.

# newfs /dev/md/rdsk/d506 (a soft-partition although this does not matter)
newfs: construct a new file system /dev/md/rdsk/d506: (y/n)? y  (hang)

Changes

None

Cause

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