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Oracle Linux: HugePages on Oracle Linux 64-bit (Doc ID 361468.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 to Oracle Linux 7.2 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] [Release RHEL4 to OL7U2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)


This document aims to provide.


Information in this document is useful for Linux system administrators and Oracle database administrators working with system administrators.

This document covers information about Linux HugePages for 64-bit architectures. For more generic and uses on 32-bit and for references please see Document 361323.1

The configuration steps provided here is primarily for Oracle Linux. Still the same concepts and configurations should apply to other Linux distributions.


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In this Document
 Why Do You Need HugePages?
 How to Configure
 Check and Validate the Configuration
 Known Problems and Limitations
 Further Reading

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