Solaris 10 SPARC or X86/X64 can panic: recursive mutex_enter

(Doc ID 2396831.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

The panic string will be similar to this:

panic string: recursive mutex_enter, lp=1869438 owner=30001e6f820
thread=30001e6f820

The stack will contain:

unix:mutex_vector_enter
genunix:dnlc_dir_add_entry

Cause

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