Oracle MiniCluster MC-S7: Creating Or Starting Up An Oracle 11g (Or Lower) Instance With SGA Over 120gb Will Fail (Doc ID 2262498.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle MiniCluster Specific Software - Version 1.x and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Creating an instance via MCMU or modifying an existing instance will fail if the SGA size being requested is greater than the swap space available.

Changes

Any change made to an instance SP file that causes the SGA to be larger than available swap space may result in an instance that will fail to start.

Cause

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