Processes can hang behind threads waiting in as_rangelock() (Doc ID 2143249.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Should the issue happen, threads can indefinitely wait in as_rangelock() although there is no candidate thread to wake them up.

 As a result, hung processes cannot be killed even with SIGKILL.

Cause

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