datapatch hangs indefinitely on Linux after "Connecting to database…OK"

(Doc ID 2329511.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After applying Oct 2017 Proactive DB BP & OJVM PSU,When running datapatch there is an indefinite hang observed as below-

[host1]/refresh/home/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/OPatch> ./datapatch -verbose
SQL Patching tool version 12.1.0.2.0 Production on Wed Nov 15 11:06:38 2017
Copyright (c) 2012, 2017, Oracle. All rights reserved.

Log file for this invocation: /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_14112_2017_11_15_11_06_38/sqlpatch_invocation.log

Connecting to database…OK <=================

Checking /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_14112_2017_11_15_11_06_38/sqlpatch_invocation.log,shows the following –

[host1]/refresh/home/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/orcl/orcl> cat /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_16317_2017_11_15_11_48_25/sqlpatch_invocation.log
SQL Patching tool version 12.1.0.2.0 Production on Wed Nov 15 11:48:25 2017
Copyright (c) 2012, 2017, Oracle. All rights reserved.

Log file for this invocation: /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_16317_2017_11_15_11_48_25/sqlpatch_invocation.log

SQL Patching arguments:
verbose: 1
force: 0
prereq: 0
upgrade_mode_only:
oh:
bundle_series:
ignorable_errors:
bootstrap:
skip_upgrade_check:
userid:
pdbs:
noqi:

Connecting to database…OK
catcon: ALL catcon-related output will be written to /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_16317_2017_11_15_11_48_25/sqlpatch_catcon__catcon_16317.lst
catcon: See /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_16317_2017_11_15_11_48_25/sqlpatch_catcon_*.log files for output generated by scripts
catcon: See /refresh/home/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_16317_2017_11_15_11_48_25/sqlpatch_catcon__*.lst files for spool files, if any
/usr/bin/ksh: No such file or directory <=============


 

Cause

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