Oracle Linux Virtual Server suffered a Panic with RIP vmballoon_send_lock_page+0x5e/0xb0 [vmw_balloon] (Doc ID 2214194.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Oracle Linux server on VMware platform when vmw_balloon module is loaded.

 

Cause

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