Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Release Notes

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Updated: May 2015

Runnable Thread Occasionally Stays in Run Queue for a Longer Period (17697871)

Sometime transient threads stay longer on the CPU. Currently, the kernel has no mechanism to detect long-running transient threads. When this condition occurs, a single runnable thread on a CPU's run queue can starve, leading to various issues such as a drop in performance and node eviction.

Workaround: Disable transient threads by setting the following attributes in the /etc/system file: