Fresh Install On Linux fails with error: Ora-27102: Out Of Memory (Doc ID 462077.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Oracle Applications Manager - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
Running Rapidinstall on Operating System - Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 x86

Fails at 40% on Command: $RDBMS ORACLE HOME/temp/<sid>_<host>/adrundb.sh


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An Oracle Dialogue box states:

RW-50004:Error code received when running external process.
Check log for details.
Running Database Install Driver for PROD instance.

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The Rapidinstall logs show:

ORA-27102: out of memory

-- Steps To Reproduce:
Run Rapidinstall for 11.5.10.2 on
Dell PowerEdge 2950
2 x Intel Xeon Quad Core 2.66 GHz processors
16 GB RAM
6 x 300 GB SCSI 15k HDD
OS - Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 x86

-- Business Impact:
Cannot continue with install.

Cause

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