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System logs rapidly grow in size filled by veeamsnap errors

Challenge

Agent for Linux kernel driver (veeamsnap) fills system logs with memory allocation error messages rapidly, system might get low on disk space.
 

Cause

It's a known issue, which will be fixed in upcoming releases.
Example:
Apr 19 11:26:45 hostname kernel: ERR veeamsnap:page_array_alloc Cannot allocate page. Schedule.

Affected OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (or derivatives)
Affected kernel version: kernel-2.6.32-279.el6.i686
Affected veeamsnap version: kmod-veeamsnap-2.0.0.400-1.el6.i386
 

Solution

Use dkms version of veeamsnap (http://repository.veeam.com/backup/linux/agent/rpm/el/6/i386/veeamsnap-2.0.0.400-1.noarch.rpm).
 
KB ID:
2666
Product:
Veeam Agent for Linux
Version:
2.0.0.400 and below
Published:
2018-06-09
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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