WARNING: "oradism not set up correctly", When Setting SGA_MAX_SIZE (Doc ID 374367.1)

Last updated on APRIL 07, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 07-Apr-2015***

Symptoms

On Solaris platform, after enabling Automatic SGA Management (ASMM) and setting SGA_MAX_SIZE, when restarting the database, an oradism warning appears in the alert log.
The instance starts and the shared_pool_size can be changed with an alter system command.

Symptoms can also include higher kernel cpu usage.

Cause

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