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ODAVP: Unable to Boot ODA_BASE During ODA 18.7 Upgrade/Patching Due to Memory: OAKERR:7007 Error encountered while starting VM - Error: Not enough free memory and enable-dom0-ballooning is False (Doc ID 2623544.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 18.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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...
oakcli start oda_base
INFO: Starting ODA base domain ...
ERROR: Exception encountered while starting oda_base OAKERR:7007 Error encountered

While starting VM - Error: Not enough free memory and enable-dom0-ballooning is False,

So I cannot release any more.  I need 258871296 KiB but only have 256219028.

]root@odanode1-dom0 ~\#
...
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Changes

 While preforming ODA 18.7 patching on ODA Virtualized Platform (ODAVP).

 

NOTE: This issue is confirmed reported on both ODA X5-2 and X4-2 Systems.  Suspect others hardware platforms are also be affected.

Cause

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Cause
Solution
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