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

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 and later   [Release: 10.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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.

Changes

Attempted to change parameter values by editing the spfile directly.

Cause

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