PSU Taking Excessive Time To Install On AIX Environment due to wrong mount option (Doc ID 2063083.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

GI PSU application  was taking excessive time for the 11.2.0.4 July PSU  On AIX Restart Environment.


  

opatchauto2015-07-27_13-27-45.log
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2015-07-27 13:27:45: Using Oracle CRS home /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid
2015-07-27 13:40:56: patch /oa_server/oracle/11_2_0_4/AIX/psu/2015Q3/21150864/20996923/20760982  apply successful for home  /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid
2015-07-27 13:40:56: Executing command /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/OPatch/opatch napply /oa_server/oracle/11_2_0_4/AIX/psu/2015Q3/21150864/20996923/20831122 -local -silent -ocmrf /home/oracle/ocm/ocm.rsp -oh /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid -invPtrLoc /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/oraInst.loc as oracle

2015-07-27 13:40:56: Running as user oracle: /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/OPatch/opatch napply /oa_server/oracle/11_2_0_4/AIX/psu/2015Q3/21150864/20996923/20831122 -local -silent -ocmrf /home/oracle/ocm/ocm.rsp -oh /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid -invPtrLoc /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/oraInst.loc
2015-07-27 13:40:56: s_run_as_user2: Running /bin/su oracle -c ' /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/OPatch/opatch napply /oa_server/oracle/11_2_0_4/AIX/psu/2015Q3/21150864/20996923/20831122 -local -silent -ocmrf /home/oracle/ocm/ocm.rsp -oh /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid -invPtrLoc /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/oraInst.loc '<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
2015-07-27 14:04:44: Removing file /tmp/mbalfn7aC<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< Taken 25 mins approx to apply patch
2015-07-27 14:04:44: Successfully removed file: /tmp/mbalfn7aC
2015-07-27 14:04:44: /bin/su successfully executed

 


 opatch2015-07-22_12-13-32PM_1.log

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[Jul 22, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   OPatch invoked as follows: 'napply /oa_server/oracle/11_2_0_4/AIX/psu/2015Q3/21150864/20996923/20831122 -local -silent -ocmrf /software/oracle/ocm.rsp -oh /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid -invPtrLoc /software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/oraInst.loc '
...
[Jul 27, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   Backing up files...
[Jul 27, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   OUI-67117:Backing up files affected by the patch 'NApply' for restore. This might take a while...
[Jul 27, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   Applying patch 20831122...
...
[Jul 27, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   Patching component oracle.crs, 11.2.0.4.0...
[Jul 27, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   OUI-67047:Copying file to "/software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/bin/appagent.bin"
[Jul 27, 2015 01:41:00 PM]   OUI-67047:Copying file to "/software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/bin/appvipcfg"
....
[Jul 27, 2015 01:52:00 PM]   OUI-67047:Copying file to "/software/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/bin/crs_register.bin"<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<Copying of files from mounted source(where the patch is extracted) is  taking long duration during patching process.
...
[Jul 27, 2015 02:01:00 PM]   OUI-67161:Backing up files affected by the patch '20831122' for rollback. This might take a while...
[Jul 27, 2015 02:01:00 PM]   Finish backing up system for rollback at Wed Jul 22 12:31:02 EDT 2015

 

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Even listing of the files in mounted source file system  is taking long time to execute at OS level.

 

Changes

PSU Patch is extracted in common file system which is mounted in the GI server

Cause

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