DataPump job fail with ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:skgpspawn_error failed with status: 148 (Doc ID 1365529.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 08-April-2013***

Symptoms

Running DataPump jobs gives message in the Alert.log :

Errors in file DSA10:[ORACLE_DB.ADMIN.<instance>.BDUMP]<SYSTEM>_<Instance>_BG_PSP0_004.TRC;:
ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:skgpspawn_error failed with status: 148
ORA-27301: OS failure message: error 148
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3


Connecting to a Datapump session and trying to
activate a 'NOT RUNNING' export results in the following error message:

Export> start_job
ORA-31626: job does not exist
ORA-31687: error creating worker process with worker id 1
ORA-31687: error creating worker process DW05 with worker id 1
ORA-31688: Worker process DW05 failed during startup.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms