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opatch apply hangs. (Doc ID 430658.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Generic UNIX


When applying a patch, using opatch apply it hangs:

Symptom 1:

OPatch version :
OUI version :
OUI location : /u01/oracle/product/10.2.0/oui
Log file location :

ApplySession applying interim patch '5901891' to OH '/u01/oracle/product/10.2.0'
Invoking fuser to check for active processes.
Invoking fuser on "/u01/oracle/product/10.2.0/bin/oracle"
Invoking fuser on "/u01/oracle/product/10.2.0/lib32/"

OPatch detected non-cluster Oracle Home from the inventory and will patch the local system

Please shutdown Oracle instances running out of this ORACLE_HOME on the local system.
(Oracle Home = '/u01/oracle/product/10.2.0')

Is the local system ready for patching?

Do you want to proceed? [y|n]
User Responded with: Y
Backing up files and inventory (not for auto-rollback) for the Oracle Home
Backing up files affected by the patch '5901891' for restore. This might take a while...
Backing up files affected by the patch '5901891' for rollback. This might take a while...

Symptom 2:


Oracle Home : /u01/app/oracle/product/

Central Inventory : /u01/app/oraInventory

from : /u01/app/oracle/product/

OPatch version :

OUI version :

Log file location : /u01/app/oracle/product/<timestamp>.log


Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...

 Symptom 3:

 operating system trace  results with below

kwaitpid(0x00000000, 0, 0, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) (sleeping...)



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