Nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option) (Doc ID 2006402.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 to Oracle Linux 6.4 [Release OL5U1 to OL6U4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Network throughput drops dramatically in an Oracle VM Server virtual guest. Examining the /var/log/messages system log file shows entries similar to:

Apr 7 02:54:58 hmiux09 kernel: irq 18: nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option)

What causes the nobody cared message?

Solution

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