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ORA-27102: Out Of Memory And SVR4 Error: 22: Invalid argument During Startup On Solaris10 Server With Multiple DB Instances (Doc ID 779861.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


The following error is reported while starting up the database on Solaris 10:


SQL> startup
ORA-27102: out of memory
SVR4 Error: 22: Invalid argument


Total physical memory installed on the server is greater than sum of all the SGAs.

'project.max-shm-memory' parameter is being used to control the shared memory size.


The parameter SGA_TARGET was increased, e.g.

SQL> alter system set sga_target = 4G scope=spfile;
System altered.


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