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Oracle Linux Guest VM System Log reports - BUG: soft lockup messages with vmballoon_work (Doc ID 2172916.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


One or more Oracle Linux (OL) guest Virtual Machines (VMs) is performing slowly or is unresponsive.
Reviewing guest VM system logs, many 'BUG: soft lockup' messages are reported that denote vmballoon_work e.g.


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