Oracle Linux: High Number Of kworker/ksoftirqd Processes Causing Degraded System Performance
(Doc ID 2309647.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2022
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
The system is a database server, and is experiencing degraded performance, and slow I/O.
There are high numbers of ksoftirqd and kworker processes running, as shown below:
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