What is process O00n used for?

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What is process O00n used for?

Postby patrick196901 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:27 pm

Hi Tim,

I am asking your knowledge to help me found out what is the process O00n used for in Oracle 10g? Since Saturday evening, I have a process named O000 taking a lot of charge on a RAC instance and I'd like to know how to investigate and solve this issue. In fact at that time I had to recreate a new tablespace and just after launching the command CREATE TABLESPACE I realized that I had made a syntax mistake. So instead of waiting for oracle to through me an oracle error, I did CTRL + C, not good but I did it, I was using SQLPlus. Since then I have this process O000 taking a lot of charge on this instance.

I have been looking everywhere for info, on metalink on the net but nothing explaining what is this process used for.

I hope you will be able to help.

Regards

Patrick
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Re: What is process O00n used for?

Postby Tim... » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:30 pm

Hi.

They are processes to allow connections to the ASM instance. Your issue sounds like this bug to me: "ora_o00n Process High CPU Usage in 11.2.0.2 [ID 1459376.1]"

https://support.oracle.com/epmos/faces/ ... =1459376.1

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