OpenVMS: DBMS_SCHEDULER returns ORA-27369: job of type EXECUTABLE failed with exit code: mount device busy (Doc ID 1284434.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 09-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

When running DBMS_SCHEDULER.RUN_JOB the job fails with errors similar to:

      ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job 140957  
      ORA-27369: job of type EXECUTABLE failed with exit code: mount device busy

These errors can be seen in the foreground trace file created in the udump area when the job is executed.

Changes

This is a new job that uses very long OpenVMS directory path names for the program arguments.

Cause

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