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"pcie_aspm=force" Causes Systems to Stop Responding (Watchdog) (Doc ID 1565845.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A server with Oracle Linux 6.x installed reports following messages in system log:

Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: WARNING: at net/sched/sch_generic.c:261 dev_watchdog+0x26d/0x280() (Not tainted)
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: Hardware name: ProLiant DL580 G7
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth2 (netxen_nic): transmit queue 0 timed out
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: Modules linked in: autofs4 sunrpc pcc_cpufreq ip6t_REJECT nf_conntrack_ipv6 xt_state nf_conntrack ip6table_filter ip6_tables ipv6 dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log power_meter hwmon microcode serio_raw iTCO_wdt iTCO_vendor_support hpilo sg i7core_edac edac_core e1000e netxen_nic ext4 mbcache jbd2 sr_mod cdrom sd_mod crc_t10dif ata_generic pata_acpi ata_piix hpsa radeon ttm drm_kms_helper drm i2c_algo_bit i2c_core dm_mod [last unloaded: scsi_wait_scan]
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: Pid: 0, comm: swapper Not tainted 2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64 #1
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: Call Trace:
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] warn_slowpath_common+0x87/0xc0
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] warn_slowpath_fmt+0x46/0x50
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] dev_watchdog+0x26d/0x280
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] ? rh_timer_func+0x0/0x10
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] ? usb_hcd_poll_rh_status+0x141/0x180
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] ? dev_watchdog+0x0/0x280
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] run_timer_softirq+0x197/0x340
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] ? tick_sched_timer+0x0/0xc0
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] ? lapic_next_event+0x1d/0x30
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] __do_softirq+0xb7/0x1e0
Jun 28 04:41:07 host kernel: [] ? hrtimer_interrupt+0x140/0x250

 

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