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ODI Jobs Fail with 128 and 143 System Error Codes (Doc ID 787447.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A Perl script that invokes the Teradata Bteq tool and executes Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) Scenarios with the startscen.bat script, randomly stops with 128 or 143 System errors.

The failure occurs when the Perl script (parent) attempts to communicate with the Java process (child) that executes the ODI Scenario, as if it has lost the "pointer" to that child.

Note that 128 and 143 System error codes are not ODI specific.

According to:

... 128 (ERROR_WAIT_NO_CHILDREN) states for "There are no child processes to wait for" and
... 143 (ERROR_SAME_DRIVE) states for "The system cannot join or substitute a drive to or for a directory on the same drive".

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