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Solaris 11 or Solaris 10 can encounter a recursive mutex enter panic in specfs module (Doc ID 2458708.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 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[cpu5]/thread=fffffea604f28180:
genunix: [ID 103648 kern.notice] recursive mutex_enter, lp=fffffffffbce9460 owner=fffffea604f28180 thread=fffffea604f28180

mutex_panic
mutex_vector_enter
spec_inactive
fop_inactive
vn_rele
spec_size_invalidate
zvol_size_changed
zvol_create_minor
zfs_ioc_create_minor
zfsdev_ioctl
cdev_ioctl
spec_ioctl
fop_ioctl
ioctl
brand_sys_sysenter

Cause

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