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OLVM: "Failed to make ourselves RT: Operation not permitted" Error for rtkit-daemon service in KVM Host (Doc ID 2631775.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64


How to resolve the error that appears when checking status of rtkit-daemon.service? 

[root@<hostname> ~]# systemctl status rtkit-daemon.service
● rtkit-daemon.service - RealtimeKit Scheduling Policy Service
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/rtkit-daemon.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (running) since Day yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS IST; 1s ago
Main pid>: <pid> (rtkit-daemon)
Tasks: 3
CGroup: /system.slice/rtkit-daemon.service
└─<pid> /usr/libexec/rtkit-daemon
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> systemd[1]: Starting RealtimeKit Scheduling Policy Service...
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> systemd[1]: Started RealtimeKit Scheduling Policy Service.
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Successfully called chroot.
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Successfully dropped privileges.
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Successfully limited resources.
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Running.
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Canary thread running.
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Failed to make ourselves RT: Operation not permitted
dd HH:MM:SS <hostname> rtkit-daemon[<pid>]: Watchdog thread running.



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