x86 systems can show performance issues and hangs
(Doc ID 2088354.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2019
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
This issue can occuron the x86/x64 platform:
x86 systems with Xeon CPUs can be affected by performance issues and process hangs related to the deep C state power saving mechanisms. Symptoms are
- Runable processes are assigned to a CPU. They were put on a CPU's dispatch queue, but they will not be executed.
- The CPU is in the current_cstate 3.
- The CPU is running the idle thread with priority -1, though it has threads with a higher priority in its run or dispatch queue.
On a live system or in a crash dump you could for example see that a process is runnable , but it was not put on the CPU:
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