Database is not starting up with ORA-27102 after enabling hugepages
(Doc ID 1990322.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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***Checked for relevance on 06-Aug-2016***
Hugespages is set as per recommended by hugepages_settings.sh in Doc ID 401749.1, also Kernel parameters "memlock" and "shmmax" are set properly.
Follow Doc ID 361468.1 for implementing hugepages.
Database failed to start due to following error after enabling hugepages :
ORA-27102: out of memory
Linux-x86_64 Error: 28: No space left on device
Command "free" shows enough free space, also SWAP is configured with enough size and not full.
The Database can be started after setting USE_LARGE_PAGES=false with same SGA size (this case - 25g), however The Database can't be started with hugepages
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