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Export Uses Up All Available Memory In HP-UX (Doc ID 787528.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
HP-UX Itanium
***Checked for relevance on 04-Aug-2014***

Symptoms

In the HP-UX utility "kmeminfo", as the export executes, "UFC file mrg" area keeps growing until nearly exhaustion of free memory. No error is detected in alert log or in trace file pointing to Oracle memory issue.

Changes

 HP 11x Tunable Kernel Parameters: filecache_max is set too low.

Cause

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