E-COB: Cobol Processes Failing With Error; *** glibc detected *** PSRUN: malloc(): memory corruption: 0x0000000003926420 *** (Doc ID 1583392.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2014

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Applies to Tools 8.4x and higher releases

Sample Environment:
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Tools 8.53.03 ( upgraded from 8.51.x  )
HCM 9.0 application , Production env
OS is RHEL 5.3
Cobol compiler is Server Express 5.1 WP4 , 64 bit mode

Oracle DBMS version 11.2.0.3
Oracle client 11.2.0.1.0

3 scheduler domains on the same machine.

Issue:
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The site upgraded to Tools 8.53.03 from 8.51.x over the weekend. Subsequently, the cobol processes run via the Process Scheduler are experiencing intermittent failures.
Issue occurs for various cobol processes. The site has 3 Process Scheduler domains on the same machine and issue occurring through all of these domains.

Error:
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Impact:
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The impact is that due to the sporadic nature of the issue, the application is deemed unreliable.

Cause

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