ILOM: "Warning: /coredump Is Nearly Full" reported many times in X5-2(L) and X4-2(L) platforms when OHMP 2.3.1 is running (Doc ID 2051536.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Server X4-2L - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Server X4-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Server X5-2L - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Server X5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The SP/ILOM may become unreachable over ILOM Web-BUI and over ssh.

Some ILOM processes may be logging core dumps and /coredump directory reported as nearly full.

 
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        32852 Aug 11 10:39 /coredump/_core-snapshot_XXXXX.lumain#lumain.core.965.tgz
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       449555 Aug 11 10:49 /coredump/XXXXX.lumain#lumain.core.965.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       704512 Aug 11 10:25 /coredump/XXXXX.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.20166.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       467941 Aug 11 10:42 /coredump/XXXX.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.20329.gz

 

-> show -script /X/logs/event/list

Event
ID     Date/Time                 Class     Type      Severity
-----  ------------------------  --------  --------  --------
1663   Tue Aug 11 10:36:12 2015  Fault     Warning   minor   
       Warning: /coredump is nearly full

 

_SEL (System Event Log):

62451 Wed Sep 23 08:40:31 2015 Fault Warning minor
Warning: /coredump is nearly full
62423 Wed Sep 23 08:30:31 2015 Fault Warning minor
Warning: /coredump is nearly full
62395 Wed Sep 23 08:10:30 2015 Fault Warning minor
Warning: /coredump is nearly full
62340 Wed Sep 23 07:54:00 2015 Fault Warning minor
Warning: /coredump is nearly full
62312 Wed Sep 23 07:41:00 2015 Fault Warning minor
Warning: /coredump is nearly full
62284 Wed Sep 23 07:28:00 2015 Fault Warning minor
Warning: /coredump is nearly full

Also, there are many cores generated:

_ls_-l_@coredump@*core*.out

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1088684 Oct 6 12:14 /coredump/ILOM.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.14316.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1107688 Oct 6 12:26 /coredump/ILOM.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.14444.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1149023 Oct 6 12:39 /coredump/ILOM.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.14577.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1132678 Oct 6 12:52 /coredump/ILOM.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.14705.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1089019 Oct 6 13:04 /coredump/ILOM.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.14832.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1087092 Oct 6 13:18 /coredump/ILOM.pod#evtmgr_rcv.core.14954.gz

Changes

ILOM may become unresponsive on Sun Server X4-2(L) and Oracle Sever X5-2(L) caused by OHMP 2.3.1.
 

Cause

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