ORA-00371: not enough shared pool memory during instance startup with default shared_pool_size

(Doc ID 1560386.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1. Instance startup with default shared_pool_size fails with below error

SQL> startup nomount pfile=/tmp/inittest.ora

ORA-00371: not enough shared pool memory, should be atleast 'XXXXXX' bytes

2. The parameter file inittest.ora contains only DB_NAME parameter or no SHARED_POOL_SIZE parameter.

> cat inittest.ora



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