Dropping Temporary Tablespace Hangs on Enqueue (Doc ID 285992.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 20 Jul 2012

Symptoms

Dropping a temporary tablespace hangs and never finishes. Taking a 10046 trace of the session shows "enqueue" wait. 

Cause

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