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Java Process with FMW/WLS is Killed and "FATAL: Kernel Too Old" Results (Doc ID 2546383.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to 10.3.6
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running Oracle Discoverer 11g with WebLogic Server 10.3.6.  A Java process is killed and the following error occurs:

FATAL: kernel too old

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SERVER INFORMATION

bash-3.2$ cat /etc/issue
Oracle Linux Server release 5.11

bash-3.2$ uname -a
2.6.39-400.298.2.el5uek #1 SMP Mon Jan 22 13:08:39 PST 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Kernel version 2.6.18 is the minimum required for this version as per https://docs.oracle.com/html/E18558_02/fusion_requirements.htm#BABDGEEI

Changes

 

Cause

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