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Oracle8i hidden trace parameters
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Note: Oracle hidden parameters are undocumented and unsupported by Oracle.
Make sure that you thoroughly test all hidden parameters before placing them in your production environment.

Parameter Name                            Description
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_trace_archive                            start DIAG process
_trace_buffer_flushes                     trace buffer flushes if otrace cacheIO event is set
_trace_buffer_gets                        trace kcb buffer gets if otrace cacheIO event is set
_trace_buffers                            trace buffer sizes per process
_trace_cr_buffer_creates                  trace cr buffer creates if otrace cacheIO event is set
_trace_events                             trace events enabled at startup
_trace_file_size                          maximum size of trace file (in number of trace records)
_trace_files_public                       Create publicly accessible trace files
_trace_flush_processes                    trace data archived by DIAG for these processes
_trace_instance_termination               trace instance termination actions
_trace_multi_block_reads                  trace multi_block reads if otrace cacheIO event is set
_trace_options                            trace data flush options
_trace_pin_time                           trace how long a current pin is held
_trace_processes                          enable KST tracing in process



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