Re: Debug ORA-03113 on Oracle XE

From: Shakespeare <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 18:38:42 +0200
Message-ID: <4a37ca9a$0$183$>

Álvaro G. Vicario schreef:
> Álvaro G. Vicario escribió:
>> CarlosAL escribió:
>>> On 16 jun, 15:00, Maxim Demenko <> wrote:

>>>> Álvaro G. Vicario schrieb:
>>>>> Maxim Demenko escribió:
>>>>>> Álvaro G. Vicario schrieb:
>>>>>>> I have a web application written in PHP that's failing on one
>>>>>>> computer (and only that computer): a laptop that runs the Oracle 10g
>>>>>>> Express Edition. It fails when it executes a specific SELECT
>>>>>>> query: I
>>>>>>> get a "ORA-03113 end-of-file on communication channel" error and the
>>>>>>> connection drops.
>>>>>>> My main concern is that I can't figure out what to do next. It seems
>>>>>>> that ORA-03113 is a very generic error that can happen for lots of
>>>>>>> reasons.
>>>>>>> The query returns no rows with the current data set but it's pretty
>>>>>>> complex (lots of joins and subqueries). However, I only get the
>>>>>>> ORA-03113 error when I run it through PHP and Apache. When I run it
>>>>>>> from SQL Developer I get no error and the results come almost
>>>>>>> instantly. The PHP backtrace doesn't provide additional info. The
>>>>>>> PHP
>>>>>>> and Apache versions do not seem to matter. There're neither
>>>>>>> antivirus
>>>>>>> nor firewall in the laptop. If Oracle XE generates further info I
>>>>>>> don't know where I can find it.
>>>>>> The first place where i would look up - alert.log, 3113 should be
>>>>>> recorded there as well as the preceding error ( which is very
>>>>>> often an
>>>>>> ORA-00600 or ORA-07445, an additional trace file should be generated
>>>>>> as well ),
>>>>> I found "alert_xe.log". It doesn't mention 3113 but there're several
>>>>> lines like:
>>>>> Errors in file c:\oraclexe\app\oracle\admin\xe\udump\xe_ora_3928.trc:
>>>>> ORA-07445: se ha encontrado una excepción: volcado de memoria
>>>>> [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [_lxptmutf8+30] [PC:0x60AD606E] [ADDR:0xA98FD33]
>>>>> [UNABLE_TO_READ] []
>>>>> ... and there's a 6 MB dump at "xe_ora_3928.trc". At least now I have
>>>>> something to look at, thank you.
>>>>>> when you figured out, from which error is the origin of 3113, next
>>>>>> step should be Metalink.
>>>>> I presume Metalink is only for pay customers, isn't it?
>>>> Sorry, have overlooked you are on XE.
>>>> In that case you can not get any support from Oracle ( you'll have to
>>>> upgrade your Oracle version - in that case your error may be not
>>>> reproducible at all). You can though try to ask on the OTN Oracle XE
>>>> forum, maybe somebody already experienced similar error and has a
>>>> workaround.
>>> Álvaro:
>>> Revisa tu 'shared pool'.
>>> ¿Tienes cursor_sharing=force?
>> Tengo lo que venga de fábrica con el XE. En Google me salen toneladas 
>> de documentación. ¿Qué miro?
> I've edited this file:
> C:\oraclexe\app\oracle\product\10.2.0\server\config\scripts\init.ora
> After checking they didn't already exist, I added these directives:
> cursor_sharing=force
> shared_pool_size=52428800
> Then I restarted the server. Now I can no longer log in into the 
> database so I assume I did something wrong...

So what if you delete them again and try to restart?

Shakespeare Received on Tue Jun 16 2009 - 11:38:42 CDT

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