ACFS Filesystem Hangs & Becomes Inaccessible. (Doc ID 1329480.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

a) A directory has 1000's of files (or more) in it and then they are removed. The creation of another file or directory could cause the file system to become unresponsive and the creation command to hang (RAC or Standalone).

b) File creation on an ACFS filesystem never returns and the file system becomes inaccessible.

c) This will not occur on Linux.

Changes

ACFS filesystem increased to 1000 files or more.

Cause

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