Database Hangs with High "gc freelist" wait (Doc ID 2055409.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RacOneNode database, it becomes slow to hang with many sessions waiting for "gc freelist".

ASH report covering the problem time shows very high wait for "gc freelist":



 

Cause

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