Slow file operations (shrink, resize) on Oracle files with Sun Solaris UFS Filesystem (Doc ID 786115.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7.4 to 11.1.0.7
Sun Solaris x86 (32-bit)
Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)
Sun Solaris x86-64 (64-bit)
Sun Solaris SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7.4 to 11.1.0.7

Symptoms

Datafile shrink takes a long time to complete.

Other file operations can be slow as well on Sun platforms using the UFS filesystem.

This can affect Solaris 9 or 10.

Cause

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