Exalogic Virtual 2.0.4.X.X: Rapid and Unbounded Growth in /var/log/devmon.log As A Result of "ERR_MSG: ioctl(SIOCGMIIPHY) failed" Messages (Doc ID 1584165.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.4.0.0 to 2.0.4.0.2
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You have an Exalogic system running at an Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software (EECS) version 2.0.4.0.x patch level and are seeing rapid and unbounded growth in the file: /var/log/devmon.log, which runs the risk of filling the root file system.

If you are experiencing this issue you will see many repetitions of the following message sequence in /var/log/devmon.log:

 

Cause

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