ORA-7445(_doprnt) or ORA-7445(_ndoprnt) running catupgrd.sql upgrading to 10.2.0.2 or 10.2.0.3 (Doc ID 405595.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-APR-2012***
This problem can occur on any platform.
RDBMS upgrade and patching

Symptoms

ORA-7445 error found in the alert log while running the catupgrd.sql script or auditing SYS operations using syslog facility resulting in SEGV.

Call Stack trace matches: 
ndoprnt vsnprintf vsyslog syslog kzasydmp ...

OR
doprnt vfprintf syslog_r syslog szaud kzasydmp  ....


AND parameter AUDIT_TRAIL='OS'

Changes

The errors are triggered by the auditing settings used in the parameter file for the database instance when attempting to run the catupgrd.sql script, or when auditing SYS operations using syslog facility.

Cause

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