Solaris 11 can panic with BAD TRAP in mac_fix_cksum_single_common() due to a NULL pointer

(Doc ID 2410705.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 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 string: BAD TRAP: type=31 rp=2a1009daa40 addr=a mmu_fsr=0 occurred in
module "mac" due to a NULL pointer dereference

mac:mac_fix_cksum_single_common
mac_fix_cksum_single
mac:mac_fix_cksum
mac:mac_bcast_send_loopback
mac:mac_bcast_send_vswitch_rx
mac:mac_bcast_send
mac:mac_rx_sw_classified
mac:mac_rx_common
mac:mac_rx_common
mac_rx_ring
sxge:sxge_rx_soft_poll_idx
sxge:sxge_rx_intr
pxvec:vec_msiq_intr
unix:dispatch_handler
unix:run_interrupt_thread
unix:cpu_idle_exit
unix:cpu_halt
unix:idle
unix:thread_start

Cause

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