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Running SQL*Loader Gets the Error "0509-026 System Error: There Is Not Enough Memory Available" (Doc ID 1118675.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 21-Aug-2013***


Starting SQL*Loader (client only installation) on AIX 6.1 fails with:

$ sqlldr
exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program sqlldr because of the following errors:
0509-026 System error: There is not enough memory available now.

You checked the operating system settings and the user limits and they seem to be fine.


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