Performance problems on LDOM due to locking contention in cnex driver
Last updated on JUNE 22, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 11/06 U3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When vmstat(1) and mpstat(1) show a high CPU sys percentage and mpstat(1) shows a high number of spins on mutexes (column smtx)...
...then the system is hitting a known and fixed issue in the cnex driver.
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