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RDBPROD: What to do when a recovery fails with an RUJUTL$ROLLBACK_LOOP bugcheck (Doc ID 1178294.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.1 to [Release 7.1 to 7.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha


When a recovery process fails and is not able to rollback a failed transaction it is necessary to perform an RMU/RESTORE from the last backup taken and RMU/RECOVER of all AIJ backups taken since.

In the case where the recovery process generates the following bugcheck:

as reported by the bugcheck summarizer (downloadable from My Oracle Support) with key points highlighted and underlined, there are steps that can be considered to reduce the chances of future occurrences.  This bugcheck indicates that a recovery was not able to complete because there was insufficient space on a page to perform the rollback (or undo).


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