Oracle Linux: OS Stuck with Waiting for fork()
(Doc ID 2252748.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
OS becomes hung, works slowly or experiences intermittent network disconnections. There are stack traces in /var/log/messages like below, several processes are waiting for fork():
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