Oracle Database Startup And SGA Value Change Takes A Very Long Time To Complete (Doc ID 1475621.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Note that this issue was addressed in patches released in August 2013 (See Solution section). It is not relevant to systems patched beyond these levels.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Sep-2017***

Symptoms

Oracle Database startup and SGA value change takes an inordinately long time.

We see some memcntl(2) calls taking enormous amounts of time in truss(1) output.

Cause

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