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Exadata Support Policy on Oracle Linux Tainted Kernels (Doc ID 2200776.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Linux x86-64


The purpose of this document is to inform Exadata database and systems administrators of exceptions to Oracle's Linux kernel support when tainted kernels are involved.

Note:  This applies to only the Exadata Compute Nodes.  No modifications are supported on Exadata Cell Storage Servers.


Please refer to <Document 284823.1> Linux Kernel Support - Policy on Tainted Kernels for more information on this policy.

All allowed exceptions listed in <Document 284823.1> are also allowed on Exadata systems.  Any deviations for Exadata systems will be noted here in future updates.


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