Lpxus.Msb File Read Repeatedly Causing Performance Overhead (Doc ID 1332495.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.2 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In an Oracle Server 11.2.0.2 while running insert statements into a table having an xmltype column, the file
$ORACLE_HOME/xdk/mesg/lpxus.msb is opened for each insert even if there is no error raised by the statement.

This is observed running truss/strace against the process where the insert statement is running: the output files
shows several open command for the file $ORACLE_HOME/xdk/mesg/lpxus.msb, for example
kopen("/grdbms/64bit/app/oracle/product/1120/xdk/mesg/lpxus.msb", O_RDONLY) = 14.

Cause

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