Linux: How to Check Current Shared Memory, Semaphore Values

(Doc ID 226209.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Red Hat Advanced Server
Linux x86
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server Itanium
Linux Itanium
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Goal

This article explains how to check the current limits on Shared Memory and Semaphore settings on your Linux system.
This is intended for Linux system administrators and Linux DBA's with system administration skills.

Solution

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