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Startup Nomount Hangs On Red Hat Enterprise 6 (Doc ID 2117663.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


When running the following the database hangs:
sqlplus / as sysdba
startup nomount pfile=init.ora

If running the below, the database starts normally:
strace -fo sqlplus_trace.trc sqlplus "/ as sysdba" <==================
startup nomount pfile=init.ora


New database right after installing new Oracle binaries on server RHEL 6.
Oracle running normally on this server.


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