ORA-610 INTERNAL ERROR CODE, KKJCRE1P: UNABLE TO SPAWN JOBQ

(Doc ID 436509.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Jul-2016***

Symptoms

When running a job from the scheduler on a very heavily loaded database you could receive an ora-610 error.  The job slave process creation takes a long time and raises a reported error as a fatal error in the background process. 

The resulting trace file will have this information listed in it:

New process timed out
error 610 in job queue process
ORA-00610: Internal error code
Died during process startup with error 447 (seq=109)
OPIRIP: Uncaught error 447. Error stack:
ORA-00447: fatal error in background process

Cause

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