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Unable to Start RAC Instance with USE_LARGE_PAGES Set to ONLY; Receive 'Large Pages are not compatible' Message (Doc ID 1908354.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Hugepages changed and system rebooted but one or more instances may not start due to errors related to hugepages.


Database Alert log shows the following message:

Starting ORACLE instance (normal)

Large Pages are not compatible with specified SGA memory parameters
use_large_pages = "ONLY" cannot be used with memory_target,
memory_max_target, or use_indirect_data_buffers parameters
Large Pages are compatible with sga_target and shared_pool_size





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