Re: Fast roll-back

From: Jonathan Lewis <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 23:37:30 -0000
Message-ID: <>

"Mladen Gogala" <> wrote in message news:gldfif$3en$
> On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 12:33:36 +0000, Jonathan Lewis wrote:
>> If the session is killed or the database is restarted (before the
>> process commits its transaction) then smon handles the rollback.
> I am humbled. My mentioning of PMON was a honest mistake, caused
> by the aforementioned root canal.


I hadn't noticed that you'd said pmon instead of smon.

I have a feeling that there was a time when pmon was the process that did the rollback if a user process crashed - but I don't recall when it could have changed.


Jonathan Lewis

Author: Cost Based Oracle: Fundamentals

The Co-operative Oracle Users' FAQ
Received on Fri Jan 23 2009 - 17:37:30 CST

Original text of this message