Linux-x86_64 Error: 12: Cannot allocate memory - Unable To Connect To Database (Doc ID 2045520.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to connect from a workstation using sqlplus to a database, user is getting the error below

ERROR:
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27102: out of memory
Linux-x86_64 Error: 12: Cannot allocate memory
Additional information: 1
Additional information: 7503918
Additional information: 8
Process ID: 0
Session ID: 0 Serial number: 0

Cause

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