System logs rapidly grow in size filled by veeamsnap errors

KB ID: 2666
Product: Veeam Agent for Linux
Version: 2.0.0.400 and below
Published:
Last Modified: 2018-07-16

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).
 

More Information

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