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Oracle Linux: System Out of Memory (OOM) Caused By Incorrect Kernel Memory Tuning of vm.min_free_kbytes (Doc ID 1436855.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 and later
Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


During system initialization after boot, a kernel panic occurred after the startup of the UDEV subsystem, reporting an out of memory ("OOM") condition.

Extract from console:


Attempted tuning of system memory allocation parameters.


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