Pro*C/Pro*Cobol Fails with "Segmentation Fault" or "Illegal Instructions" in IBM AIX 7.2 (Doc ID 2276768.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2017

Applies to:

Precompilers - Version 11.2.0.1.0 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Information in this article applies only to IBM AIX platform.

Symptoms

1) You are using IBM AIX 7.2 platform with TL01 patch level.

2) Running any of oracle executable like "proc", "procob", "wrap", "adrci" etc fails with "Segmentation fault" or "Illegal Instructions" error with following call stack.

kgh.kghgex(??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x900000001322538
kgh.kghfnd_get_extent(??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x900000001327c14
kgh.kghprmalo(??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x900000001328fc4
kgh.kghalp(??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x90000000132d024
kguu.kguuini(??, ??, ??) at 0x900000003159d2c
kguinit(??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x1006efc44
psici3_init_client_instance3(??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x10002d880
psiksu(??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x10002f250
pcgini(0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x100784592, 0x0, 0xfffffffffffb250) at
0x100023ea8
pc2main(??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x100001184
pcmain(??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x100000838
lpmcall(??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x900000004143a98
lpmpmai(??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x900000004144598
s0main.main(??, ??) at 0x1000006e0

NOTE: This issue can manifest with any of the executable and not limited to executable(s) mentioned above. 

Changes

 Upgraded to IBM AIX 7.2 OS with TL01 patch level or applied TL01 patch recently.

Cause

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