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Re: dbms_job failed to execute

From: Magnus Andersen <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:04:12 -0400
Message-ID: <>


The database only goes down Saturday mornings for cold backup. I'm doing hot backups the rest of the week. I'm thinking about changing this to only to hot backups since I've read that there is no reason to do the cold, but that is an other thread I might start to iron that out. My guess is that the problem started saturday, but I didn't catch the issue before Tuesday morning. The reason you see all the jobs executed this morning is that I had to run them manually. We have several processes that are depending on these procedures being run. They do not execute on their own.

Hope this makes sense.


On 10/27/05, Igor Neyman <> wrote:
> Magnus,
> When you are saying that jobs stopped executing on Tuesday, does it mean
> that they were not executed since then?
> Your output from dba_jobs shows that all your jobs were executed this
> morning (probably when your instance was started) and they all are scheduled
> to be executed tomorrow at different times (probably, as they are supposed
> to).
> The reason they all were executed this morning right after instance
> started is that most probably your instance was down at the time when they
> were scheduled to be executed, and when oracle starts, it checks if it
> missed to execute some jobs while the instance was down.
> And if it finds such jobs that "missed" their scheduled time, it will
> execute them immediately (not waiting for next scheduled time).
> Igor
> ------------------------------
> *From:* [mailto:
>] *On Behalf Of *Magnus Andersen
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 27, 2005 10:17 AM
> *Cc:*
> *Subject:* Re: dbms_job failed to execute
> I found two trace files with the same time stamp on them. These are the
> closest to when I saw the problem. Could this have "hung" since the database
> bounced?
> --
> Magnus Andersen
> Systems Administrator / Oracle DBA
> Walker & Associates, Inc.
> Trace file information...
> Dump file /opt/oracle/ora92/rdbms/log /prd/bdump/prd_j000_9659.trc
> Oracle9i Enterprise Edition Release - Production
> With the Partitioning, OLAP and Oracle Data Mining options
> JServer Release - Production
> ORACLE_HOME = /opt/oracle/ora92
> System name: Linux
> Node name: <>
> Release: 2.4.21-32.0.1.ELsmp
> Version: #1 SMP Tue May 17 17:52:23 EDT 2005
> Machine: i686
> Instance name: prd
> Redo thread mounted by this instance: 1
> Oracle process number: 28
> Unix process pid: 9659, image: (J000)
> *** 2005-10-22 00:38:58.415
> *** SESSION ID:(27.52095) 2005-10-22 00:38:58.391
> OPIRIP: Uncaught error 1089. Error stack:
> ORA-01089: immediate shutdown in progress - no operations are permitted
> ORA-00448: normal completion of background process

Magnus Andersen
Systems Administrator / Oracle DBA
Walker & Associates, Inc.

Received on Thu Oct 27 2005 - 10:07:24 CDT

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