Removal of 16GB zfs file with recordsize 8K might continue forever. (Doc ID 2243044.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 to 11 11/11 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

On ZFS File Systems where recordsize is set to 8K, removing a 16GB file might hang and require a reboot to clear the rm command.

 

 

Cause

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