Solaris 11 can panic with devi lock enter timeout

(Doc ID 2413537.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 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[cpu8]/thread=ffffa1c001ba0940:
devi lock enter timeout

genunix:i_ndi_devi_lock_timeout
genunix:ndi_devi_enter
genunix:devi_config_one
genunix:ndi_devi_config_one
devfs:dv_find
devfs:devfs_lookup
genunix:fop_lookup
genunix:lookuppnvp
genunix:lookuppnatcred
genunix:lookupnameatcred
genunix:lookupnameat
genunix:vn_openat
genunix:copen
genunix:openat32
unix:brand_sys_syscall32

Cause

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