ORA-64 if Db_keep_cache_size is Set to 70 Gigs (Doc ID 556258.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.1
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle 10.2.0.3 on Solaris 5.8

Startup fails with ORA-64 error if db_keep_cache_size = 50g.

SQL> startup pfile = /opt/oracle/10.2.0.3/dbs/initSTMAURP2.ora
ORA-00064: object is too large to allocate on this O/S (1,16777216)

Changes

Server has 128 gigs of physical memory and want to have an SGA of 90gigs.

Cause

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