sosreport may create a large number of processes and hang a system (Doc ID 2234895.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Sosreport may create a large number of processes. When this issue occurs a large number of sosreport processes are created. It is possible this may cause the system to effectively hang because of the large number of sosreport processes.

 

Cause

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