TUX6.5 - VMS/ CMDTUX_CAT:815: ERROR: Cannot fork and LIBTUX_CAT:270: ERROR: Restart sync error 0

(Doc ID 765707.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Tuxedo - Version 6.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform
***Checked for relevance on 08-07-2013***

Goal

PRODUCT: TUXEDO
VERSION: 6.5

ISSUE:

A customer booted simpserv.exe on their OpenVMS box  and got the following output:

exec simpserv.exe -A :
        CMDTUX_CAT:815: ERROR: Cannot fork
0 processes started.

815 

    ERROR: Cannot fork 
    Description 
              tmboot was unable to fork() a child process in order to start a BEA
              TUXEDO system process. 
    Action 
              The system resources are being used intensively. Try the boot command again. If
              this situation persists, contact your UNIX system administrator. 
    See Also 
              tmboot(1) 

This error message is misleading.

When checking in the Ulog we have another misleading message:
153656.jason.beasys.com!tmboot.exe;1.792: LIBTUX_CAT:270: ERROR: Restart sync error 0

270 

    ERROR: Restart sync error errno 
    Description 
              An internal error occurred during a restart of a process. An acknowledgment that
              the process was restarted was never received. 
    Action 
              Contact your BEA TUXEDO system Technical Support.

Solution

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