-Bash: Fork: Resource Temporarily Unavailable
Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
1) You encounter many of the following message in the DB alert log on an Exadata compute node:
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/product/diag/rdbms/sdkdwhp_exa/SDKDWHP5/trace/SDKDWHP5_psp0_9150.trc:
ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 11
ORA-27301: OS failure message: Resource temporarily unavailable
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3
2) You will also see messages similar to these in the /var/log/messages file on the Exadata compute node:
Dec 17 21:38:26 exad05 last message repeated 7 times
Dec 17 21:39:31 exad05 last message repeated 13 times
Dec 17 21:40:36 exad05 last message repeated 13 times
Dec 17 21:40:41 exad05 init: cannot execute "/opt/oracle.cellos/compmon/exadata_mon_hw_asr.pl"
Dec 17 21:40:41 exad05 last message repeated 10 times
Dec 17 21:40:41 exad05 init: Id "emh1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes
Warning: If these messages go unnoticed, the node may become unresponsive and you will need to perform a reboot in order to recover.
Applied the DB host convenience pack for 18.104.22.168.1 <patch:10248893>
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