Database Recovery Hangs Trace file reporting "Recovery Is Unrecoverable Because It Fails To Get A Free Buffer" (Doc ID 1646202.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN 'recover database' or recovery of auxiliary database with RMAN duplicate hang indefinitely. 

Symptoms seen are:

Hang analyze showing:
waiting for 'parallel recovery slave next change'
waiting for 'parallel recovery read buffer free'

Trace file created containing message:

"Recovery Is Unrecoverable Because It Fails To Get A Free Buffer"

 

Cause

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