BACKGROUND PROCESSES START VERY SLOWLY AND SOMETIMES ORA-445 IS RAISED (Doc ID 954245.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
IBM z/OS on System z
***Checked for relevance on 13-06-2014***
IBM z/OS (OS/390)


Symptoms

After upgrading Database to version 10203 and patch B8709649  the background processes startup successfully but it takes 40-120 second to start every background process according to alert logs.

Sometimes the startup fails if any process starts more than 120 sec with error message:

15:41:02.86 00100000  ILAT =13
15:41:02.89 00100000  LICENSE_MAX_USERS = 0
15:41:02.89 00100000  SYS auditing is disabled
15:41:02.90 00100000  ksdpec: called for event 13740 prior to event group initialization
15:41:02.91 00100000  Starting up ORACLE RDBMS Version: 10.2.0.3.0.
....
15:41:02.91 00100000    optimizer_index_cost_adj = 10
15:41:02.91 00100000    pga_aggregate_target     = 104857600
15:42:26.64 00030001  PMON started with pid=2, OS id=00030001
15:44:28.83 00100000  USER: terminating instance due to error 445
15:44:35.66 00100000  Termination issued to instance processes. Waiting for the processes to exit


Cause

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