System Hang or Panic Caused by Losing Connectivity with NFS server
Last updated on APRIL 21, 2018
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Systems that access remote NFS shares may hang if the connection with the NFS server is lost, which can resulting in a system panic being forced by certain monitoring tools.
Since the server can no longer access the remote file system the monitoring software such as cssdmonitor/cssdagent tool may decide to panic the node.
The panic message may looks like:
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