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RE: Listener.log not been updated

From: Kerber, Andrew W. <>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 08:43:56 -0500
Message-ID: <>

Ah, I missed those last two lines about the 32g file. Though you might check and make sure it's the same type of filesystem as the system that contains the 32g file, and has all the same settings. The 4g size is really suspicious...

-----Original Message-----
From: Niall Litchfield [] Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 8:39 AM To: Kerber, Andrew W.;; Subject: Re: Listener.log not been updated

this hasn't generally been the case for a while now with linux filesystems has it?

On 26/09/2007, Kerber, Andrew W. <> wrote:
> If its 32 bit linux, there is likely to be a 4g OS limit on file size.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> On Behalf Of Steeve Bisson
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 8:20 PM
> To:
> Subject: Listener.log not been updated
> I am on Linux x86 OEL4 using Oracle
> My listener.log is not been updated since the 30 May.
> cd /opt/oracle/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1/network/log
> [oracle_at_juk-prod log]$ ll
> total 4203424
> -rw-r--r-- 1 oracle oinstall 4294967428 May 30 21:49 listener.log
> If I do status in lsnrctl:
> Listener Parameter File
> /opt/oracle/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1/network/admin/listener.ora
> Listener Log File
> /opt/oracle/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1/network/log/listener.log
> Everything else seems fine. I connect to the database with no problem.
> Any idea why the listener would stop writing log?
> To solve the problem, I did the following in lsnrctl:
> SET LOG_FILE list.log
> Now I get information in list.log
> [oracle_at_juk-prod log]$ ll
> total 4222736
> -rw-r--r-- 1 oracle oinstall 4294967428 May 30 21:49 listener.log
> -rw-r--r-- 1 oracle oinstall 511462 Sep 16 19:41 list.log
> Any idea why it would stop logging info once the log was at 4gig?
> I have 32GIG datafile on that machine.
> Is there a thresholds where oracle stop to log, so it is possible to vi the
> log?
> Anyone has documentation on this? Or a link on that subject?
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Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

Received on Wed Sep 26 2007 - 08:43:56 CDT

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