Oracle Linux: Kernel Parameter "debug" Severly Degrades Performance (Doc ID 2076639.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

System has extremely poor performance, to the point of unusability.  Performance had been acceptable earlier.

Changes

Software testing (such as kernel, device drivers, filesystem handlers, or the like) immediately prior to this issue.  When server was returned to service, its performance was unusable.

Cause

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