Kernel panic - not syncing: audit: backlog limit exceeded

(Doc ID 2317159.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] version, Linux Kernel
Kernel paniced with "Kernel panic - not syncing: audit: backlog limit exceeded" as the audit rules in /etc/audit/rules.d/audit.rules are set to '-f 2' which means kernel panic in case of critical errors.

 

Cause

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