Oracle HSM (SAM-QFS) - System Hang, Shows Many 'sam-dbupd' and 'sam-fsd' Errors Prior to "Fatal OS call error: fork1(sam-dbupd)" Error
(Doc ID 1928713.1)
Last updated on JUNE 17, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 5.2 to 6.0 [Release 5.0 to 6.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SAM is running out of memory resources and cannot fork sam-dbupd processes:
The customer uses fsalogd but not sam-dbupd. However, whenever fsalogd starts, sam-dbupd is started as well. The samdb.conf file is empty and sam-dbupd is restarting itself all the time because it has no configuration.
Enabled the HSM sideband database, 'samdb', feature.
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