Oracle VM: Executing 'swapoff' Command on Oracle Linux Guest Machine with Full Swap Allocation Results in "Kernel panic - not syncing: Out of memory: system-wide panic_on_oom is enabled" (Doc ID 1919618.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

VM guest was under memory & swap pressure:

 

Cause

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