Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to - Release: 9.2 to 10.2
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 19-Dec-2011***

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)
RMAN with Veritas Netbackup infterface NBU 5.1


When backing up or restoring using RMAN and the Netbackup media api the operations can hang or crash causing the Oracle service to crash with it. In RMAN the error will look like this:

DBGRPC: krmxpoq: xc=66851504, action="0000017 STARTED16", col_l=17, ind=0, sid=315
DBGRPC: krmxr: sleeping for 10 seconds
DBGRPC: krmxpoq: polling instance 1 from instance 1 failed
DBGMISC: krmqexe: unhandled exception on channel ch00 [09:35:32.610]
DBGMISC: re-triable error on ch00 [09:35:32.626]
DBGMISC: disabling channel ch00 [09:35:32.657]
DBGMISC: ENTERED krmqasrr [09:35:32.673]
DBGMISC: EXITED krmqasrr with status No steps to run [09:35:32.688] elapsed time [00:00:00:00.015]
DBGMISC: ENTERED krmkmrsr [09:35:32.720]

channel ch00: starting piece 1 at 09-01-2007:16:41:52
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03009: failure of backup command on ch00 channel at 01/09/2007 16:45:07
RMAN-10038: database session for channel ch00 terminated unexpectedly

A trace file will show in the user_dump_dest with:


ORACLE V10. - 64bit Production vsnsta=0
vsnsql=14 vsnxtr=3

Oracle Database 10g Release - 64bit Production
Process Id: 0x0000160c Thread Id : 0x00001394 Time : Tue Jan 09 16:57:23
Excp. Code: 0xc06d007f Excp. Type: UNKNOWN Flags: 0x00000000

------------------- Registers ----------------------------
ip=0000000077D4DD30 sp=0000000040456DC0 rp=0000000000000000
r1=0000000040456DB8 r2=00000000404568E0 r3=00000000000000B0
r4=0000000000000000 r5=0000000040456DC0 r6=0000000000000000 r7=0000000056B38648
r8=00000000580E0000 r9=0000000000000000 r10=0000000000000000 r11=0000000000000200
r12=0000000040456E00 r13=000000000000001F r14=0000000056B51A28 r15=0000000056B44880
------------------- End of Registers ---------------------

Oracle Database 10g Release - 64bit Production
Windows NT Version V5.2 Service Pack 1
CPU : 8 - type 8664, 2 Physical Cores
Process Affinity : 0x0000000000000000
Memory (Avail/Total): Ph:3766M/8190M, Ph+PgF:11289M/17987M
Instance name: ora1

Redo thread mounted by this instance: 1

Oracle process number: 62

Windows thread id: 5012, image: ORACLE.EXE (SHAD)

*** ACTION NAME:(0000017 STARTED16) 2007-01-09 16:57:23.344
*** MODULE NAME:(backup full datafile) 2007-01-09 16:57:23.344
*** SERVICE NAME:(SYS$USERS) 2007-01-09 16:57:23.344
*** SESSION ID:(255.33992) 2007-01-09 16:57:23.344
*** 2007-01-09 16:57:23.344
ksedmp: internal or fatal error
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [UNKNOWN] [unable_to_trans_pc] [PC:0x77D4DD30] [] [] []


Contact Veritas Netbackup support for the NBU 5.1 MP6 patch that addresses these issues.


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