Re: Hundreds of perl-processes in Linux, Oracle

From: helter skelter <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 14:33:36 +0100
Message-ID: <gl78o1$adi$>

Maija-Leena pisze:
> Hi,
> we have multiple Oracle databases in different Linux servers
> (different Linux versions) and all of them face the same problem every now
> and then. The database server gets very slow and with top-command I see
> hundreds of processes with user=oracle and command=perl and load average is
> for example 219 ! Any idea what these processes are ? If I kill them, they
> soon appear again. The only way to get rid of them is to shutdown the
> database. Maybe this problem disappears with the latest patches ?
> Regards,
> Maija-Leena

first try:
emctl stop dbconsole
and them kill them all

cheers Received on Wed Jan 21 2009 - 07:33:36 CST

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