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Corruption of the /var/etc/localtime file might prevent the system from booting

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS
  • AFF


The node keeps rebooting due to recursive panic reporting the following events:
Uptime: 3m36s
recursive PANIC: page fault (supervisor read data, page not present) on VA 0x2998e0420 cs:rip 0x20:0xffffffff89ca5a09 rflags 0x10002
KDB: stack backtrace:
vpanic() at vpanic+0x6b3/frame 0xfffffe0000413aa0
panic() at panic+0x43/frame 0xfffffe0000413b00
trap_fatal() at trap_fatal+0x12a/frame 0xfffffe0000413b70
trap_pfault() at trap_pfault+0x3f5/frame 0xfffffe0000413be0
trap() at trap+0x3e7/frame 0xfffffe0000413cf0
calltrap() at calltrap+0x8/frame 0xfffffe0000413cf0
--- trap 0xc, rip = 0xffffffff89ca5a09, rsp = 0xfffffe0000413dc0, rbp = 0xfffffe0000413de0 ---
ontap_timesub() at ontap_timesub+0x39/frame 0xfffffe0000413de0
ontap_localtime_r() at ontap_localtime_r+0x9d/frame 0xfffffe0000413e00
kmod_dumper() at kmod_dumper+0x347/frame 0xfffffe0000413fa0
dumpcore_on_dumpstack() at dumpcore_on_dumpstack+0x5c/frame 0xfffff7000acda620
doadump() at doadump+0x51/frame 0xfffff7000acda640
kern_reboot() at kern_reboot+0x770/frame 0xfffff7000acda690
vpanic() at vpanic+0x77d/frame 0xfffff7000acda740
panic() at panic+0x43/frame 0xfffff7000acda7a0
trap_fatal() at trap_fatal+0x12a/frame 0xfffff7000acda810
trap_pfault() at trap_pfault+0x3f5/frame 0xfffff7000acda880
trap() at trap+0x3e7/frame 0xfffff7000acda990
calltrap() at calltrap+0x8/frame 0xfffff7000acda990
--- trap 0xc, rip = 0xffffffff89ca5425, rsp = 0xfffff7000acdaa60, rbp = 0xfffff7000acdb820 ---
tzinit() at tzinit+0x4e5/frame 0xfffff7000acdb820
timezone_set() at timezone_set+0xe4/frame 0xfffff7000acdba20
smf_kern_timestate_modify_imp() at smf_kern_timestate_modify_imp+0x1e/frame 0xfffff7000acdba40
smf_modify_call() at smf_modify_call+0x261/frame 0xfffff7000acdbab0
process_remote_request() at process_remote_request+0x38c/frame 0xfffff7000acdbb10
process_request() at process_request+0x5d6/frame 0xfffff7000acdbf50
enqueue_request() at enqueue_request+0x4ac/frame 0xfffff7000acdc050
smf_dsmdb_agent_prog_2_common() at smf_dsmdb_agent_prog_2_common+0x1d8/frame 0xfffff7000acdc0e0
svc_tcp_upcall_adaptor() at svc_tcp_upcall_adaptor+0x30b/frame 0xfffff7000acdc6a0
process_queue() at process_queue+0x759/frame 0xfffff7000acdc710
svc_queue_thread() at svc_queue_thread+0xba/frame 0xfffff7000acdca70
fork_exit() at fork_exit+0x110/frame 0xfffff7000acdcab0
fork_trampoline_sk() at fork_trampoline_sk+0xe/frame 0xfffff7000acdcab0
--- trap 0, rip = 0, rsp = 0, rbp = 0 ---


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