ASM Instance Is Hanging On 'ENQ: FA - ACCESS FILE' (Doc ID 1371297.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 11.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ASM instance is hanging on 'enq: FA - access file' reported by the Hanganalyze dump:


Chains most likely to have caused the hang:
[a] Chain 1 Signature: 'no free buffers'<='enq: FA - access file'
Chain 1 Signature Hash: 0x73538e91
[b] Chain 2 Signature: 'no free buffers'<='rdbms ipc reply'
Chain 2 Signature Hash: 0xe2111dd2
[c] Chain 3 Signature: 'no free buffers'
Chain 3 Signature Hash: 0x4d007150

Cause

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