WebLogic Server "weblogic.utils.NestedError: Error adding FD to epoll" exception (Doc ID 1156876.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version: 9.1 to 9.2]
Generic Linux

Symptoms

WebLogic Server reports the following exception:

weblogic.utils.NestedError: Error adding FD to epoll.
weblogic.utils.NestedError: Error adding FD to epoll
at weblogic.socket.EPollSocketMuxer.read(EPollSocketMuxer.java:86)
at weblogic.socket.AbstractMuxableSocket.dispatch(AbstractMuxableSocket.java:382)
at weblogic.socket.MuxableSocketDiscriminator.dispatch(MuxableSocketDiscriminator.java:167)
at weblogic.socket.SocketMuxer.readReadySocketOnce(SocketMuxer.java:853)
at weblogic.socket.SocketMuxer.readReadySocket(SocketMuxer.java:799)
at weblogic.socket.EPollSocketMuxer.dataReceived(EPollSocketMuxer.java:184)
at weblogic.socket.EPollSocketMuxer.processSockets(EPollSocketMuxer.java:166)
at weblogic.socket.SocketReaderRequest.run(SocketReaderRequest.java:29)
at weblogic.socket.SocketReaderRequest.execute(SocketReaderRequest.java:42)
at weblogic.kernel.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:145)
at weblogic.kernel.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:117)
java.io.IOException: epoll_ctl failed: Bad file descriptor
at jrockit.ext.epoll.EPoll.epollCtl0(IIIII)I(Native Method)
at jrockit.ext.epoll.EPoll.epollEnableOneshot(II)V(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.socket.EPollSocketMuxer.read(EPollSocketMuxer.java:84)
at weblogic.socket.AbstractMuxableSocket.dispatch(AbstractMuxableSocket.java:382)
at weblogic.socket.MuxableSocketDiscriminator.dispatch(MuxableSocketDiscriminator.java:167)
at weblogic.socket.SocketMuxer.readReadySocketOnce(SocketMuxer.java:853)
at weblogic.socket.SocketMuxer.readReadySocket(SocketMuxer.java:799)

Cause

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