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CGROUP I/O Throttling not working (Doc ID 2495924.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The system is configured to use user slice cgroups to throttle the bandwidth on its Oracle ASM DATA and RECO disks.

The bandwidth is limited to 50000000 bytes (50Mb) per second but CGROUP I/O throttling does not work.

Here is some of the output from cgsnapshot:

group user.slice {
  blkio {
  blkio.throttle.write_bps_device="8:144 50000000
8:96 50000000";
  blkio.throttle.read_bps_device="8:144 50000000
8:96 50000000";

From configuration , it is defined that throttling should work for devices 8:144 and 8:96




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