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Concurrent Managers Are Not Shutting Down and "ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status" Error Appears in Database Alert Log (Doc ID 2400956.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2.7 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Performance

Concurrent managers are stuck not able to shutdown through forms or adcmctl.sh script.

The following error appears in the database alert log file:


ERROR
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ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3 ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3 ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3 ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3 ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3 ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3 ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:fork failed with status: 12 ORA-27301: OS failure message: Not enough space ORA-27302: failure occurred at: skgpspawn3


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:


1.  Attempt to stop managers using Concurrent -> Manager -> Administer form.

2.  Attempt to stop managers using adcmctl.sh script.



Cause

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