Database hang With Direct NFS PING timeout
Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You are seeing the following message in the database alert.log and sometimes the PING Timeout is halting the database:
Direct NFS: channel id 0 path xy_web2_data.data.dc1.abc.net to filer xy_web2_data.data.dc1.abc.net PING timeout
Sat Jul 14 04:41:56 2012
Shutting down instance (immediate)
And you need to bounce the database to get rid of the hang. The hang is seen during heavy load.
You also observe that Not all the 'PING timeout' results in a hang
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