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DM_Oracle Startup failure: Infinite Loop Calling Times() Function (Doc ID 804836.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version to [Release 7.3.0 to 7.5.0]
Linux x86-64
Checked for relevance on 3rd Dec 2012
Checked for relevance on 27-Jun-2014
Checked for relevance on 27-Nov-2017.


An user uses stop_all and start_all command to start BRM in 7.3.1 environment on Linux, but dm_oracle did not start correctly. Upon review, the first back end child process has gone into an infinite loop. The command "ltrace -S -p <pid>" of the process shows a repeating call to the times() function and nothing else. We cannot find anything that seems to have changed.

Stack trace from dm_oracle.log (executed "kill -SEGV" on back end dm_oracle that was looping):

DM(28031) got SIGV...




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