I will bounce the db tonight to see if that takes care of the problem. I'll let you know tomorrow. Thanks for the help. Magnus On 10/27/05, Marquez, Chris <cmarquez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Magnus, > > >> On 10/27/05, Igor Neyman wrote: > >> Magnus, > >> Your output from dba_jobs shows that all > >> your jobs were executed this morning > >> and they all are scheduled to be executed > >> tomorrow at different times (probably, > >> as they are supposed to). > > I agree with Igor. > My guess is that your jobs (job procs _j0**_) became hung on while running > some jobs for some reason and no further jobs could run (just happened to me > this week...jobs NOT broken, jobs NOT failing, but jobs *hung* using ALL of > the job procs so no new jobs would start.) > On db bounce they corrected themselves (as Igor explained) and are > scheduled to *your* defined NEXT time. Their failure/hang is strange but can > happen. > > Spend some time reviewing dba_jobs view and select ***sysdate*** from > dual; and you will see things are fine. > > PS You could spend all day (or more) trying to find out why they hung, but > a TAR might be best for this...why bother unless its regular problem? > > hth > > Chris Marquez > Oracle DBA > > > > > SQL> alter session set nls_date_format = 'Mon-DD-YYYY HH:MI:SS AM'; > Session altered. > > SQL> select sysdate from dual; > SYSDATE > ----------------------------- > Oct-27-2005 11:21:41 AM > > SQL> select trunc(sysdate+1) + 22.00/24 from dual; > TRUNC(SYSDATE+1)+22/24 > ----------------------------- > Oct-28-2005 10:00:00 PM > > SQL> select trunc(sysdate+1) + 22.05/24 from dual; > TRUNC(SYSDATE+1)+22.05/24 > ----------------------------- > Oct-28-2005 10:03:00 PM > > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Magnus Andersen > Sent: Thu 10/27/2005 11:28 AM > To: Igor Neyman > Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: dbms_job failed to execute > > Igor, > > I did check for broken jobs before I ran it manually. None of the jobs had > the flag set to Y. The only other trace files I have are generated from a > utl_smtp procedure that we have. Sometimes the end-users format the e-mail > addresses wrong and the job fails. That is all. This is a known issue that > I've asked the developers to fix and catch in the application before it > reaches the database. > > Magnus > > On 10/27/05, Igor Neyman <ineyman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > > Magnus, > > Did you check dba_jobs before you run them manually this morning? > > Did you see "broken" jobs? When you run jobs manually, "broken" changes > > from Y to N. > > If yes - there supposed to be corresponding trace files in "udump" > > directory. Or look for more _j000_ or _j001_ and so on in bdump > directory > > with the timestamps between Saturday and this morning. > > Igor > > > > ------------------------------ > > *From:* Magnus Andersen [mailto:mag.andersen@xxxxxxxxx] > > *Sent:* Thursday, October 27, 2005 11:04 AM > > *To:* Igor Neyman > > *Cc:* oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > *Subject:* Re: dbms_job failed to execute > > > > Igor, > > > > 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. > > > > Magnus > > > > On 10/27/05, Igor Neyman <ineyman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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). > > > HTH > > > Igor > > > > > > ------------------------------ > > > *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto: > > > oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Magnus Andersen > > > *Sent:* Thursday, October 27, 2005 10:17 AM > > > *Cc:* oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > *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 126.96.36.199.0 - Production > > > With the Partitioning, OLAP and Oracle Data Mining options > > > JServer Release 188.8.131.52.0 - Production > > > ORACLE_HOME = /opt/oracle/ora92 > > > System name: Linux > > > Node name: oraprd.walkerassoc.com <http://oraprd.walkerassoc.com> < > http://oraprd.walkerassoc.com/> > > > 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: oracle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (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. > > > > > > -- > Magnus Andersen > Systems Administrator / Oracle DBA > Walker & Associates, Inc. > > > -- Magnus Andersen Systems Administrator / Oracle DBA Walker & Associates, Inc.