Error Code details
Severity: Warning 
Component: Volume Manager 
Cannot allocate mem of size 32768 bytes1

The message appears when the kernel fails to fulfill vxio’s request for memory to carry out its vxio operation. Possible causes could be there’s too much memory fragmentation or not enough memory on the node.


Veritas solutions
Solution 1 Vote: [Useful] [Not useful]
Last Modified: 2012-12-06 05:06:33 PDT
Platform: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86-32), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (IA-64), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86-64)
Release: 5.0

The message has been introduced since Veritas Volume Manager (VOM) 5.0, and was fixed in Release 5.1. The solution applies to all Linux platforms.


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