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10Gb Ethernet network interfaces shut down unexpectedly on database servers running Oracle Linux kernel 2.6.18-238.12.2.0.2 (Doc ID 1376664.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.6 to Oracle Linux 5.6 [Release OL5U6]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.2.4.0 to 11.2.2.4.0 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Servers running Oracle Linux kernel 2.6.18-238.12.2.0.2 have 10Gb Ethernet network interfaces shut down unexpectedly.

With Exadata systems, this applies to Sun Fire X4170 M2 based database servers using 10Gb Ethernet interfaces running Exadata 11.2.2.4.0 or 11.2.2.4.1 with Oracle Linux kernel 2.6.18-238.12.2.0.2.

Cause

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