Running "dumpadm -e" can trigger a panic (Doc ID 2209265.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The panic string and stack will look similar to this:

panic[cpu38]/thread=ffffa1c175811500: BAD TRAP: type=e (#pf Page fault) rp=fffffffc9c5579f0 addr=b9408 occurred in module "unix" due to an illegal access to a user address

dumpadm: #pf Page fault
Bad kernel fault at addr=0xb9408
pid=5117, pc=0xfffffffffb834192, sp=0xfffffffc9c557ae0, eflags=0x10287
cr0: 80050033<pg,wp,ne,et,mp,pe> cr4: 1406f8<smep,osxsav,xmme,fxsr,pge,mce,pae,pse,de>
cr2: b9408cr3: 402d14c000cr8: 0

rdi: 0 rsi: 0 rdx: 20000
rcx: 0 r8: 0 r9: fffffffc9c557dd4
rax: 17281 rbx: fffffffffba67024 rbp: fffffffc9c557b10
r10: ffffffffc0199f60 r11: 0 r12: 17281
r13: ffffa1c3aa419950 r14: 0 r15: ffffa1c33779d3a8
fsb: 0 gsb: ffffa1c0cdb30ac0 ds: 4b
es: 4b fs: 0 gs: 1c3
trp: e err: 0 rip: fffffffffb834192
cs: 30 rfl: 10287 rsp: fffffffc9c557ae0
ss: 38

cpu address timestamp type vc handler pc

fffffffc9c557900 unix:die+119 ()
fffffffc9c5579e0 unix:trap+1624 ()
fffffffc9c5579f0 unix:cmntrap+e7 ()
fffffffc9c557b10 unix:hat_dump+3e ()
fffffffc9c557b80 genunix:dumpsys+50d ()
fffffffc9c557ba0 genunix:dump_get_size_estimate+32 ()
fffffffc9c557c50 dump:dump_ioctl+3fb ()
fffffffc9c557cd0 genunix:cdev_ioctl+6e ()
fffffffc9c557d10 specfs:spec_ioctl+5d ()
fffffffc9c557db0 genunix:fop_ioctl+d6 ()
fffffffc9c557eb0 genunix:ioctl+188 ()
fffffffc9c557f00 unix:brand_sys_sysenter+296 ()

Cause

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