"WARNING: Not enough physical memory for SHM_SHARE_MMU segment of size ..." when starting an Oracle DB / SQL*Plus instance on a Solaris zone. (Doc ID 1680945.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-May-2016***

Symptoms

The customer gets this error message while starting a second SQL*Plus/Oracle DB process on a Solaris zone:

WARNING: Not enough physical memory for SHM_SHARE_MMU segment of size 0x0000000200006000 [flag=0x4000]



Cause

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