ORA-00445: Background Process "xxxx" Did Not Start After 120 Seconds
(Doc ID 1345364.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 12.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Linux on IBM Z
Errors are seen in the alert log relating to spawning of processes such as:
ORA-00445: background process "m001" did not start after 120 seconds
Incident details in: /opt/u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/incident/incdir_3721/db1_mmon_7417_i3721.trc
ERROR: Unable to normalize symbol name for the following short stack (at offset 2):
Tue Jun 21 03:03:06 2011
ORA-00445: background process "J003" did not start after 120 seconds
The system appears to be running very slowly and defunct processes can appear.
REDHAT 5 kernel 2.6.18-194.el5 #1 SMP Tue Mar 16
Oracle 220.127.116.11 Single Instance
IBM: Linux on System z
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