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System Log is Full of Messages About "max_grant_frames" Being Reached (Doc ID 2586154.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On an Oracle Linux VM, when attempting to partition a newly added physical disk from OVM, the parted application hangs immediately on I/O, and will not respond to a kill -9 command, and the parted process enters "D"  state (uninterruptable). /var/log/messages is full of repeating entries that state the following:

 kernel: xen:grant_table: xen/grant-table: max_grant_frames reached cur=64 extra=1 limit=64 gnttab_free_count=0 req_entries=2

Changes

 No Changes

Cause

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