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Error In Execution Backup RMAN with OSB - TAPE_WRITE_INT: UNEXPECTED ERROR - CANNOT ALLOCATE MEMORY (Doc ID 2866332.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Backup - Version 12.2.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

From time to time below error is received while taking a backup:

tape write failed due to media error
Warning: can't find rogue piece <piece_name>.bkp
object not found (OB database mgr)

and at backup statistics we can see:

piece <piece_name>.bkp completed, status 93

Analyzing through logs what we found in obndmpdms.log below info, happening each time backup fails:


2022/02/26.10:34:09 [22594] tape_write_int: unexpected error - Cannot allocate memory                   >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
2022/02/26.10:34:09 [22594] svc_movertapewrite: tapeWrite failure causing mover halt (internal error) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
2022/02/26.10:34:09 [22594] svc_movererror: sent notify_mover_halted request
2022/02/26.10:34:09 [22594] svc_dataerror: sent notify_data_halted to DMA
2022/02/26.10:34:14 [22594] get_cksum_values: checksum = 888718679, total_bytes = 90373619712
2022/02/26.10:34:14 [22594] svc_moverstop: bytes moved 0x150AB00000
2022/02/26.10:34:14 [22594] svc_datastop: bytes processed 0x150AB00000
2022/02/26.10:34:16 [22594] NDMP_TAPE_CLOSE wrote a filemark
2022/02/26.10:36:12 [25264] ndmpdshmcreate: shared memory area filename is '/usr/tmp/obndmpd_25264_25264_164588257225264a'
2022/02/26.10:36:17 [25264] blocks written 0 current tape pos 0038F3F6 2022/02/26.10:36:18 [25264] svc_movererror: sent notify_mover_halted request
2022/02/26.10:36:23 [25264] get_cksum_values: checksum = 3366890609, total_bytes = 1048576
2022/02/26.10:36:23 [25264] svc_moverstop: bytes moved 0x100000
2022/02/26.10:36:25 [25264] NDMP_TAPE_CLOSE wrote a filemark

But customer had enough memory allocated on the server. We also looked at historical use of memory and there is no such high memory usage.



Cause

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