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Oracle Linux - Log Message "EXT4-fs: Can't Allocate: Allocation Context" When Accessing An EXT4 File System (Doc ID 1900047.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.11 [Release OL5 to OL5U11]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


The /var/log/messages log contains entries similar to:

The file system continues to operate normally.


No configuration changes have been made although the system workload does vary. The messages may be associated with heavier workloads, but may occur at any time.


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