High memory utilization on HP-UX 11.31 due to parameter "filecache_max" (Doc ID 1264915.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.2.0 - Release: 10.1 to 11.2
HP IA64 HPUNIX
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
HP-UX PA-RISC (32-bit)
HP-UX Itanium
HP-UX Itanium (32-bit)
This issue only affect HP-UX 11.31 and later.

Symptoms

High memory utilization found on box which Oracle database server runs. The output of glance shows high memory utilization under "FileCache"

Cause

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