ORA-4031 Error when Upgrading to 11.2.0.2 During Utlrp.sql Step (Doc ID 1275067.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-April-2015***

Symptoms

Customer received an ORA-04031 error when upgrading to 11.2.0.x, with the memory allocation error happening during the final utlrp.sql recompilation step and referring consistently to the large pool.

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-12801: error signaled in parallel query server P237
ORA-12853: insufficient memory for PX buffers: current 84352K, max needed 13280400K
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 65560 bytes of shared memory (“large pool”,”unknown object”,”large pool”,”PX msg pool”)
ORA-06512: at “SYS.UTL_RECOMP”, line 804
ORA-06512: at line 4

 

Cause

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