sar Data Appears Corrupt or Returns Error "sar: malloc failed"
(Doc ID 1008582.1)
Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
When running sar to view performance data, the listing appears corrupt. The command may also fail with an error message such as "sar:malloc failed - not enough space" or "sar:malloc failed - resource temporarily unavailable". For example:
This problem is seen despite installing all available sar/sadc patches.
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