Uncorrectable memory (DIMM) errors are reported while the system is idle. (Doc ID 1297311.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version: 11.2.1.2.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Linux x86-64
Known to affect servers with Storage cell software 11.2.2.1.0 & 11.2.2.1.1

Symptoms

Uncorrectable memory errors are reported while the system is idle. (see image below) This can happen on the Exadata compute node or cell. They can appear to come from 1 DIMM, or multiple DIMM's or multiple CPU's at the same time.

If you try to reboot, the server may become unbootable reporting grub errors.


Cause

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