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Insufficient quota problem

From: O'Neill, Sean <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 04:27:07 -0800
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Recently we've had three of our 8.1.7 databases on W2K servers crash with messages similar to below in relevant alert logs:

ORA-00202: controlfile: '<control file path etc.>'
ORA-27091: skgfqio: unable to queue I/O
OSD-04006: ReadFile() failure, unable to read from file
O/S-Error: (OS 1453) Insufficient quota to complete the requested service.

Instance was terminated by CKPT.

I've had a good trawl through Metalink and basically the postings suggest it's down to one of following:
[1] Quota management enabled on disks. [We don't have!]
[2] Possibly running low on physical and/or virtual memory. Nothing written
to event logs on servers to indicate this was the case.

If anyone else out there experienced the same problem AND managed to eliminate it I would appreciate your feedback. Heck, I'm open to suggestions on troubleshooting this one.

Seán O' Neill
Organon (Ireland) Ltd.
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