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Linux : ILOM host console error : The watchdog timer expired. (Doc ID 2318425.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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."



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