Oracle Linux: Kernel Module [linuxshield] Hangs Linux Server (Doc ID 2070816.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.2 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release OL5U2 to OL6U9]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 Oracle Linux Server performance is down, and /var/log/messages shows blocked messages which includes kernel module [linuxshield] :

Changes

Installing McAfee LinuxShield, anti virus software.

Cause

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