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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 FEBRUARY 02, 2022

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


ISSUE: 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.TuxMachineName!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.


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