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Oracle Linux: Error "Limit for the Maximum Number of Semaphores Reached. You can check and set the limits in /proc/sys/kernel/sem" (Doc ID 2467427.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Linux, the commands lvcreate(8), and lvremove(8) fail with the output:


The command "ipcs" shows information on the inter-process communication facilities to which the calling process has read access.  By default it shows information about all three resources: shared memory segments, message queues, and semaphore arrays.


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