Process Goes Down Suddenly While Tracing With "strace -f" and Strace Log Shows "killed by SIGTRAP"

(Doc ID 2238462.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Linux x86-64


When tracing a process (oracle server process, Grid Infrastructure daemon process, etc) using
"strace -f" command, the process may die suddenly.  The strace log shows that the process
was killed by SIGTRAP:

+++ killed by SIGTRAP (core dumped) +++


This problem occurs only in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and with certain strace version.



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