System Log is Full of Messages About "max_grant_frames" Being Reached
(Doc ID 2586154.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2023
Applies to:Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
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
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