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Many Trace Files With "opimai: invalid command line argument: first_arg=xxxxx" (Doc ID 1662374.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


Many (user process) trace files containing the errors as follows

opimai: invalid command line argument: first_arg=2568
opimai: invalid command line argument: first_arg=2990
opimai: invalid command line argument: first_arg=24589


A recent change to listener.ora file. Although this is not necessary.


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In this Document
 Step 1 : Install "systemtap" aka stap
 Step 2 : Ensure stap is set up properly
 Step 3 : Create stap script
 Step 4 : Start stap
 Step 5 : Wait for the message
 Step 6 : Kill the stap process
 Step 7 : Match the first_arg value

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