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Oracle Linux: "ORA-27102: out of memory Linux-x86_64 Error: 12: Cannot allocate memory on startup" (Doc ID 401077.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Kernel - Version: 4.2
 



Symptoms

After setting oracle init.ora parameter "lock_sga=true" , the instance will not start, gets error below:

Cause

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