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2078037 - 'disk init' fails with a timeslice error and stacktrace at __pwrite(). - SAP ASE

Symptom

  • On a newly built Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) server, trying to create an 8000 MB device using the 'disk init' command.
  • The 'disk init' command fails with a timeslice error  and stacktracein the  _pwrite() call:

kernel timeslice -501, current process infected at ffffffff7c8dc830 (_pwrite+0xc)

  • The stacktrace includes the following modules:

pwrite()
udzero_out()
hdl_backout()
disk_phys()

  • Smaller devices (less than 2000MB) are created without a problem and 'disk init' with 4000 MB may intermittently fail with the same stacktrace.

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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) all versions
  • Virtualized Solaris 10 system (VFS)

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

diskinit, time slice, file system , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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