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"stats server dead but pid file exists" due to Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files (Doc ID 2082162.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The ovs-agent service reports "stats server dead but pid file exists":

# service ovs-agent status
log server (pid 3877) is running...
notificationserver server (pid 4149) is running...
remaster server (pid 4158) is running...
monitor server (pid 4160) is running...
ha server (pid 4162) is running...
stats server dead but pid file exists
xmlrpc server (pid 4165) is running...

Below messages found in ovs-agent log:

[2015-10-25 18:50:35 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:50:55 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:51:16 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:51:36 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:51:56 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:52:16 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:52:36 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:52:56 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:53:16 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:53:36 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:53:56 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:54:16 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:54:36 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:54:56 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files
[2015-10-25 18:55:16 3710] DEBUG (linuxstats:45) Error getting VM stats: [Errno 24] Too many open files

 

Cause

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