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Exalogic Guest vServer Graceful Shutdown Hanging With "/var : device is busy" Message (Doc ID 1980455.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2019

Applies to:

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


In Exalogic Virtual release, issue of guest vServer graceful shutdown hanging forever is observed.

Graceful shutdown on the guest vServer using following methods hangs.

Looking into the xm console messages of the guest vServer during shutdown operation we see  "/var : device is busy" message as follows:

However there are no issues with the guest vServer itself when it is in running state. All the applications continue to work fine without any issues and no problems are seen on the guest vServer when it is UP.

Force shutdown of the guest vServer using "xm destroy <UUID>" works without any issues.


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