[Linux OS] System Hung with 'page allocation failure' (Doc ID 2059297.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 to 3.4.1 [Release OVM34]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OL5 server reports page allocation failure of ethN device and the network/server would freeze after this error message and it will also shows traditional page allocation failure call trace. 

 

Cause

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