Multiple entries of "CPU X: Package power limit notification" messages reported in /var/log/messages.

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  • Package power limit notification and performance issues on a Dell Poweredge R620 and R720.
  • Found multiple entries of CPU X: Package power limit notification messages in /var/log/messages file.
CPU12: Package power limit notification (total events = 476)
CPU0 : Core power limit normal
CPU12: Core power limit normal


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Beta
  • Intel based CPU
  • Dell PowerEdge

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