Linux : ILOM host console error : The watchdog timer expired.

(Doc ID 2318425.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Server goes into hung state without any recent changes in the server. No resource usage spike seen in the server nor any recent critical activity going on in the server.

The only entry seen in the ILOM/DRAC host console logs is as follows:

"Critical","The watchdog timer expired."

 

Cause

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