ORA-27102: out of memory Linux-x86_64 Error: 28: No space left on device on DB creation (Doc ID 1595770.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 12.1]
Generic Linux
***Checked for relevance on 29-Apr-2015***

Symptoms

Attempting to create a new database with a high setting of PROCESSES, e.g. 5000, and receiving a ORA-27102 like below even though there is plemty of memory available on the server.

ORA-27102: out of memory Linux-x86_64 Error: 28: No space left on device

 

Changes

 In this scenario, it was found that the SHMMAX and SHMALL OS parameters were at the proper levels.

Cause

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