/var/log/messages reports ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized (Doc ID 2012603.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2015

Applies to:

Exadata X5-2 Eighth Rack - Version All Versions and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Full Rack - Version X4 to X4 [Release X4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A Platinum fault is reported:

Logfile Monitor found matches in (/var/log/messages) for pattern (kernel:.*(error|crit|fatal)) last count (5)

 

A search for such patterns shows following:

egrep -i "kernel:.*(error|crit|fatal)" /var/log/messages*


May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.
May 12 15:55:15 myexadm01 kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.
May 12 16:11:52 myexadm01 kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.
May 11 14:59:37 myexadm01 kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.
May 11 15:43:59 myexadm01 kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.

 

 

Checking the var/log/messages file shows following:



May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: Booting paravirtualized kernel on bare hardware  <<=======================
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: setup_percpu: NR_CPUS:4096 nr_cpumask_bits:72 nr_cpu_ids:72 nr_node_ids:2
....
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: pciehp: PCI Express Hot Plug Controller Driver version: 0.4
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: acpiphp: ACPI Hot Plug PCI Controller Driver version: 0.5
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: input: Power Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/device:00/PNP0C0C:00/input/input0
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: ACPI: Power Button [PWRB]
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: input: Power Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXPWRBN:00/input/input1
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: ACPI: Power Button [PWRF]
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.  <<===========
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: ERST: Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support is initialized.
May 12 13:51:34 localhost kernel: Serial: 8250/16550 driver, 4 ports, IRQ sharing enabled

Cause

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