emctl start oms Hangs with Starting Oracle Management Server...EMGC_OMS1.out File Reports java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space

(Doc ID 2183169.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.4.0 to 12.1.0.5.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OMS start command hangs as follows:

$<OMS_HOME>/bin>./emctl start oms

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 4
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Starting Oracle Management Server...

$EM_INSTANCE_BASE/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_OMS1/logs/EMGC_OMS1.out reports the following errors:

# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
#
# SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x00007f9dedc1bc40, pid=439, tid=140316249806592
#
# JRE version: 6.0_43-b01
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (20.14-b01 mixed mode linux-amd64 compressed oops)
# Problematic frame:
# j java.lang.VerifyError.<init>(Ljava/lang/String;)V+2

ERROR workmanager.Work logp.251 - WorkJob Workerencountered severe error java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space

During this time, process generates hs_err_pid files under $EM_INSTANCE_BASE/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/

Cause

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