AIX: Upgraded To 10.2.0.4 (or 10.2.0.5) And Large Page Memory Is No Longer Used (Doc ID 728444.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.4 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Checked for relevance on 19-Jan-2012

IBM AIX Based Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

You setup and have been successfully using AIX Large Pages with Oracle Database 10.2.0.3 (or lower) using...

<Note:372157.1>  How to enable Large Page Feature on AIX-Based Systems

After successfully applying the 10.2.0.4 (or 10.2.0.5) patchset, you discover that AIX large pages are no longer being used by review of "vmstat -l" output (or "svmon -P <pid>" or "svmon -C").

Cause

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