DEADLOCK_TIMEOUT configuration parameter

Use the DEADLOCK_TIMEOUT configuration parameter to specify the maximum number of seconds that a database server thread can wait to acquire a lock.

Use this parameter only for distributed queries that involve a remote database server. Do not use this parameter for nondistributed queries.

onconfig.std value
Positive integers
takes effect
After you edit your onconfig file and restart the database server.
When you reset the value dynamically in your onconfig file by running the onmode -wf command.
When you reset the value in memory by running the onmode -wm command.


If a distributed transaction is forced to wait longer than the number of seconds specified with the DEADLOCK_TIMEOUT configuration parameter, the thread that owns the transaction assumes that a multi-server deadlock exists.

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