Enterprise Manager, OMS : large number of defunct-processes

By |2019-09-29T17:12:56+02:00March 31st, 2009|Categories: grid control, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , , |

On my Grid Control management-server (Suse Linux, OMS version 10.2.0.4) a very large number of <defunct> processes arose what eventually caused the OMS not to respond anymore.

Looked like this:
oracle   16932 15961  0 Mar03 ?        00:00:00 <defunct>
oracle   16987 15961  0 Mar03 ?        00:00:00 <defunct>
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