Lots of "soft lockup - CPU#N stuck for xxs!" in Oracle VM guest

(Doc ID 1611740.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 to 3.2.6 [Release OVM30 to OVM32]
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.2.2 to 2.0.6.2.2
x86_64

Symptoms

Oracle VM guest hang for a while and "CPU#N stuck for seconds!" had been observed in system log:

Cause

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