Solaris 11 can panic during boot-up with assertion failed: mo->mo_anchortype != MOA_Unanchored, file: ../../common/vm/vm_freelist.c

(Doc ID 2410710.1)

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[cpu0]/thread=20012000: assertion failed: mo->mo_anchortype !=
MOA_Unanchored, file: ../../common/vm/vm_freelist.c, line: 3711

genunix:assfail
genunix:rm_name
unix:defdump_map_one_page
unix:defdump_mapin_hdr
unix:defdump_boot_init
unix:startup_vm
unix:startup
genunix:main

Cause

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