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Process Hangs After Issuing Oradebug Short_Stack on HP Platforms (Doc ID 1271173.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1.0 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
HP-UX Itanium
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)

Symptoms

In a rare race condition on HP platforms, an "oradebug short_stack" on a process could cause that process to get stuck on a "malloc" OS call.  From that point on, the process becomes unresponsive.  The following symptoms could occur:

Cause

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