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Why Does Hwmgmtd Restart Every Night? (Doc ID 2779020.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

One will see in the message file that hwmgmtd restart every 3AM:

May 17 03:03:24 lisprod19g hwmgmtd[5167]: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] Gracefully terminated.
May 17 03:03:48 lisprod19g hwmgmtd[45065]: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] hwmgmtd version 2.4.4.0 r20840 started.
May 18 03:02:03 lisprod19g hwmgmtd[45065]: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] Gracefully terminated.
May 18 03:02:26 lisprod19g hwmgmtd[40949]: [ID 702911 daemon.notice] hwmgmtd version 2.4.4.0 r20840 started.

One will also see the following from /var/svc/log/system-sp-management:default.log:

[ Apr 10 03:01:46 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Apr 10 03:01:46 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-hwmgmtd"). ]
[ Apr 10 03:01:48 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Apr 11 03:03:52 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Apr 11 03:03:52 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-hwmgmtd"). ]
[ Apr 11 03:03:54 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]
[ Apr 12 03:00:58 Executing stop method (:kill). ]
[ Apr 12 03:00:58 Executing start method ("/lib/svc/method/svc-hwmgmtd"). ]
[ Apr 12 03:01:00 Method "start" exited with status 0. ]

Cause

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