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Truncate Table Hanging on "gc current request" Wait (Doc ID 2104793.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Truncate table is hanging for a long time with wait event gc current request.

 

Changes

This can happen in an ODA configuration sharing flash storage such as the X5-2 across two nodes which may be enabled by default when you create a database.
This may also happen on other servers sharing FLASH storage across two or more nodes, but is very rare outside of the ODA configuration

Cause

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