Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Product Notes

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Updated: December 2015
 
 

Systems With Large Memory Configurations Might Hang During Oracle Solaris 11.1 Boot (CR 15903980)

Systems running Oracle Solaris 11.1 might hang during Solaris boot if:

  • The system has more than 384 GB of RAM per socket with hyper-threading enabled in BIOS.

    OR

  • The system has more than 192 GB of RAM per socket with hyper-threading disabled in BIOS.

Workaround

  1. Add the following line to /etc/system:

    set Vm2_init_tile_shift = 38

  2. Or, if you boot the system with kmdb, you can enter the following:

    [0]>Vm2_init_tile_shift/W 0t38

    [0]>:c