datapatch -verbose (or) datapatch -verbose -debug reports “Memory fault(coredump)” on the cloned home

(Doc ID 2362790.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After successfully applying the PSU patch on the cloned ORACLE_HOME binaries, Datapatch failed with error “Memory fault(coredump)”.

/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/OPatch/->./datapatch -verbose
SQL Patching tool version 12.2.0.1.0 Production on Fri Feb 16 21:29:54 2018
Copyright (c) 2012, 2017, Oracle. All rights reserved.Log file for this invocation: /orasoft/product/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_19857518_2018_02_16_21_29_54/sqlpatch_invocation.log

Connecting to database…/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/sqlpatch/sqlpatch[91]: 19857518 Memory fault(coredump)

 

sqlpatch_invocation.log

SQL Patching tool version 12.2.0.1.0 Production on Fri Feb 16 22:11:06 2018
Copyright (c) 2012, 2017, Oracle. All rights reserved.

Build label: RDBMS_12.2.0.1.0_AIX.PPC64_170125.170330
initialize entry
params_ref: $VAR1 = ‘Data::Dumper’;
$VAR2 = \{
‘verbose’ => 1,
‘debug’ => 1
};

Creating invocation log dir /orasoft/product/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_37093610_2018_02_16_22_11_06
Log file for this invocation: /orasoft/product/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_37093610_2018_02_16_22_11_06/sqlpatch_invocation.log

 

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

user_pdbs:
Connecting to database…/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/sqlpatch/sqlpatch[91]: 37093610 Memory fault(coredump) <<<<<<<<<<<
drwxr-xr-x   74 oracle   dba            4096 Feb 16 19:10 /orasoft/product/12.2.0.1
PATH=/usr/bin:/etc:/usr/sbin:/usr/ucb:/home/oracle/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/sbin:/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/bin:/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/jdk/bin:/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/OPatch
ORACLE_BASE=/orasoft
ORACLE_LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/lib:/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/lib32:/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/network/lib
USERNAME=oracle
ORACLE_PATH=/opt/bin:/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1/bin
LOGNAME=oracle
MAIL=/usr/spool/mail/oracle
ORACLE_SID=exedev1
USER=oracle
HOME=/home/oracle
ORACLE_HOME=/orasoft/product/12.2.0.1
PWD=/orasoft/product/stage/oracle

 

Cause

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