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Killed Session Hung Consuming 100% CPU (Doc ID 458881.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After Killing a session, we see that session is not cleared. At the OS level , process for this session consuming 100% cpu.

Even Kill -9 does not help as PMON is unable to clear the session. Only Restart of database helps.

Changes

 

Cause

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