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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 APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Linux, the commands lvcreate(8), and lvremove(80 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.

Changes

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Cause

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