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OL7: What is the Reason that Latest qla Drivers Enabled in UEK5 Kernels to Have Many Kworker Processes? (Doc ID 2878997.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64


This document explains the reasons why kworker processes increase significantly after upgrading the kernel to version 4.14.35-2047.512.6.el7uek.x86_64.
The logs below demonstrate this behavior of two different kernel versions.

The number of kworker process in the system using 4.14.35-2047.506.10.el7uek.x86_64 kernel.



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