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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 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

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:

Changes

Attempted tuning of system memory allocation parameters.

Cause

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