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Solaris 11.4 can panic with Deadlock: cycle in blocking chain in kmem_cache related code (Doc ID 2716744.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2020

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The panic string will be:

Deadlock: cycle in blocking chain

The panic stack will include either:

mutex_vector_enter
kmem_cache_update
kmem_cache_applyall_locked

or:

mutex_vector_enter
kmem_depot_free
kmem_corecache_magazine_alloc

Cause

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