Pmon Spins While Cleaning Dead Process (Doc ID 1130713.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

The issue is reported when a session is killed concurrently while PMON is attempting to clean up a dead process and PMON ends up in infinite spin. As PMON spins, it is not able to perform other work such as cleaning up other sessions.

Cause

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