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ORA-60 Deadlock when adding a datafile (Doc ID 2837262.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. Adding a datafile fails with ORA-60 in a PDB.

SQL> alter tablespace TBS add datafile '+DATA' size 100M;
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00060: deadlock detected while waiting for resource

 

2. Hanganalzye dump shows 'row cache lock' (cycle)

Chains most likely to have caused the hang:
[a] Chain 1 Signature: 'row cache lock' (cycle)

 

Cause

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