Higher CPU Consumption After Kernel Patching (UEK3 to UEK4)

(Doc ID 2232893.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Linux x86-64


After upgrading the operating system from a UEK3 kernel ( 3.8.13-118.6.1.el6uek.x86_64 ) to a UEK4 kernel ( 4.1.12-61.1.17.el6uek.x86_64 ), processes consume more CPU cycles.


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms