Process Hangs After Issuing Oradebug Short_Stack on HP Platforms

(Doc ID 1271173.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1.0 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
HP-UX Itanium

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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