How to Restrict Oracle to Certain CPUs on a Multi-CPU Machine on Linux

(Doc ID 390079.1)

Last updated on JUNE 03, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.6 to 2.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64

Goal

You want to restrict the Oracle processes (or any other process) to certain CPUs of a multi-cpu system. For example, on Windows there is "ORACLE_AFFINITY" registry setting (See <Note 108512.1>). How to do this on Linux?


Solution

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