OS Hang-up During Heavy Load of Application(Typically Database) (Doc ID 1905025.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] [Release OL5U5 to OL5U8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OS hang-up issue occurs when an application(typically database) on the OS is in heavy load.

Before the issue, error messages such as below could be logged in /var/log/messages.

 

Cause

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