Warning: Oradism Did Not Startup up Correctly When Set SGA_MAX_SIZE (Doc ID 757161.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:

Receive warning about oradism not set up correctly in alert.log when trying to set SGA_MAX_SIZE in spfile.  Not setting SGA_MAX_SIZE removes the warning.  This works fine on other Solaris boxes.

Example:

WARNING: oradism did not start up correctly.
Dynamic ISM can not be locked.
oradism creation failed for unknown reasons 0 8 1001

Cause

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