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Host Commands From SQLPLUS As SYSDBA Create "Sigchld" Messages In /Var/Log/Messages (Doc ID 728224.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version to [Release Oracle10g]
Linux x86
Intel Based Server LINUX


Logging into database from SQL*Plus as sysdba and issuing host commands generate the following errors in /var/log/messages:

Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. $ sqlplus "/as sysdba"
  2. SQL> startup mount
  3. SQL> !ps


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