Solaris 11 can panic with recursive mutex_enter when performing nvmex_suspend()

(Doc ID 2405278.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

The panic string and stack will be similar to this:

panic[cpu75]/thread=2a10e48fb40: recursive mutex_enter, lp=184016db66ef8
owner=2a10e48fb40 thread=2a10e48fb40

unix:mutex_vector_enter
nvme:nvmex_release_aen_cid
nvme:nvmex_suspend
nvme:nvmex_intr_adjust
nvme:nvmex_cbfunc
genunix:i_ddi_irm_notify
genunix:i_ddi_irm_balance
genunix:irm_balance_thread

Cause

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