Re: SGA bigger than 50G

From: Harel Safra <>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 07:59:53 +0300
Message-ID: <2292360517437193759_at_unknownmsgid>

You should also check the kernel parameter shmall and make sure it's set correctly.

Btw, 50gb is quity large for a 64gb server. It'll leave to little space for the PGA/OS and can cause excessive swapping.

Harel Safra
(Sent from my phone, excuse the terseness)

ב-05/05/2010, בשעה 05:31, Sanjay Mishra <> כתב/ה:

Yes it is failing with error like
ORA-27102: out of memory
Linux-x86_64 Error: 28: No space left on device

:/proc/sys/kernel$cat shmmax
I tried with


*From:* "Allen, Brandon" <>
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*Subject:* RE: SGA bigger than 50G

 And what exactly do you mean by “it is only going around 32-25G”? Are you getting an error if you try to make it larger than 32G?

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