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Cisco Bug: CSCvv65219 - OS-QSM-3-NO_MEMORY : Unable to obtain <> bytes of memory while: send_database_message

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Oct 01, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Carrier Routing System

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Description (partial)

- Repeated logs: OS-QSM-3-NO_MEMORY : Unable to obtain <> bytes of memory while: send_database_message

- High QSM process utilization :
#sh processes memory detail | in "Dynamic|qsm" 
Fri Aug 21 18:30:01.280 UTC
JID Text Data Stack Dynamic Dyn-Limit Shm-Tot Phy-Tot Process
385 80K 32K 100K 111M 300M 90M 112M qsm

- Getting QSM errors during update:
#sh qsm 
Fri Aug 21 18:33:48.856 UTC
417 entries in the nodes database
20232 links imported from other nodes
501103 local (non-deleted) links
0 local (deleted) links
11505 directories
0 notification database entries
99725 KB heap used
555 dbdump messages received
307 dbdump request messages received
576241 dbupdate messages received
0 nodedown messages received
553 connect messages received
136 disconnect messages received
0 out of sequence messages received
0 GSP communication failures
43963 errors during update <<<<<<<
0 retries to join GRP_ADMIN
0 retries to join GRP_LC_ADMIN
0 retries to join GRP_LR

The frequent execution of command "show health sysdb"  on the router (in this case every 30 minutes as part of the health-check script) triggering QSM memory failures
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