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PANIC: Msg execution failed during replay due to storage efficiency configuration

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.3 - 9.9
  • AFF/FAS systems
  • Volumes with auto efficiency policy enabled


  • During a Panic event , the partner will also panic during takeover while attempting to complete NVRAM replay
  • Both controllers down due to the panic loop.
Panic message:

PANIC: Msg execution failed during replay, vol=volume_name, msg=0xfffff701173e0e80, type=WAFL_SPINNP_WAFFI_PUNCH_HOLES, errno=45, replay_idx=13725, coalesced=0 coalesced_cnt=0 in SK process ReplayThr_02 on release 9.7P6 (C) on Tue Jun 1 04:19:23 MDT 2021






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