Data Pump Export (EXPDP) Hangs on OCFS2 Creating a 4 KB Dump File
Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Red Hat Advanced Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
***Checked for relevance on 16-Dec-2013***
Datapump Export (EXPDP) hangs immediately while using OCFS2 mount point:
Some important points to note:
- Traditional export works fine.
- Once the process is hung, kill -9 at OS level does not kill the process. The instance requires to be shut down to release the process.
- An export dump file of 4 kB gets generated.
- STOP_JOB.kill_job does not clear up the hung session.
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