System Out of Memory Due To Iincorrect Seting of /etc/sysctl.conf min_free_kbytes
Last updated on APRIL 20, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 and later
Oracle Net Services - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 12.1]
During system initialisation after boot, a kernel panic occurred after the startup of udev, reporting out of memory ("oom") condition.
Extract from console:
Welcome to Enterprise Linux Server
Press 'I' to enter interactive startup.
Setting clock (utc): Mon Mar 12 19:20:13 EDT 2012 [OK]
Starting udev: [OK]
Kernel panic - not syncing: Out of memory and no killable processes...
Attempted tuning of system memory allocation parameters.
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