Skgpspawn Errors In Alert Log, New Connections to Database Fail (Doc ID 435787.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Jan-2012***


Symptoms

New connections appear not allowed and the following error appears in the aler log:

ERROR
skgpspawn failed:category = 27142, depinfo = 12, op = fork, loc = skgpspawn5
skgpspawn failed:category = 27142, depinfo = 12, op = fork, loc = skgpspawn3


The issue occurs intermittently.

Cause

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