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Database Fails to Start with "ORA-27125: unable to create shared memory segment" While Using 'srvctl' but Starts Successfully using 'sqlplus' in Role Separated Environment On Solaris (Doc ID 2410798.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

In this role separated environment, the database fails to start with "srvctl" but it can start manually using "sqlplus":

 

ERROR
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ORA-27125: unable to create shared memory segment

Changes

 

Cause

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