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Cisco Bug: CSCvh86160 - emsd process crashed after exceeding rlimit value

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Oct 20, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco Network Convergence System 5500 Series

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Process emsd exceeds its RLIMIT, exits due to signal 6- SIGABRT and dumps a core. The process restarts automatically. The following syslog messages are observed:

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Feb  2 03:08:14.573 : syslog_dev[119]: emsd[1096] PID-22159: check_rlimit(566): memdbg failure in exceeding rlimit value, current usage:: 2147486385
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Feb  2 03:08:14.573 : syslog_dev[119]: emsd[1096] PID-22159: check_rlimit(568): memdbg failure in current rlimit threshold:: 2147483648
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Feb  2 03:08:14.805 : dumper[66882]: %OS-SYSLOG-6-LOG_INFO : Dumping core /misc/scratch/core/

Sudden burst of event driven telemetry (EDT) events e.g. IPV4 and IPV6 route updates along with delay in processing of events by the remote collector
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