Database Startup Is Failing With ORA-07445 [strncmp()+40] On Solaris Containers. (Doc ID 825944.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.4 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]


Symptoms

You have Oracle 10.2.0.4 on a Solairs Container running Solairs 9. You try to startup the instance but the startup is failing with the following error in the alert log :

Wed Apr 29 15:05:21 2009
Starting ORACLE instance (normal)
LICENSE_MAX_SESSION = 0
LICENSE_SESSIONS_WARNING = 0
Wed Apr 29 15:05:22 2009
Errors in file /export/home/applstg3/10.2.0/admin/ethan/udump/ethan_ora_26317.trc:
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [strncmp()+40] [SIGSEGV] [Address not mapped to object] [0x6E7375706002] [] []

And the stack trace for the error is something like :

ksedmp <- ssexhd <- sigacthandler <- strncmp <- sxor_check_cputype <- sxorquery <- ksuxorosdinit <- kscnfy <- ksmcsg <- opistr_real <- opistr <- opiodr <- ssdgetcall <- ssdgetcall <- ttcpip <- opitsk <- opiino <- opiodr <- opidrv <- sou2o <- opimai_real

Changes

Applying patchset 10.2.0.4.

Cause

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