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Instance Not Starting After Setting Memory_target To 0 (Doc ID 1265690.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A RAC Instance does not start after setting memory target to 0 and reports the following errors:

ORA-00844: Parameter not taking MEMORY_TARGET into account
ORA-00851: SGA_MAX_SIZE 9663676416 cannot be set to more than MEMORY_TARGET 6710886400.


Attempted to change parameter values by editing the spfile directly.


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