How to Capture a Systemstate Dump Using GDB Utility on Linux (Doc ID 374569.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Dec-2016***

Goal

The purpose of this note is to provide a method of capturing a systemstate dump using the Linux utility 'gdb'.  While this method can be used to capture a trace of any process, this is especially useful when a connection to the database cannot be made.

Solution

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