Re: Why do I get out of memory errors when 10GB memory is free?

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 10:54:04 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <h2nccc$3mq$>

On Sat, 04 Jul 2009 03:39:09 -0700, zigzagdna wrote:

> I am on HP UNIX 64bit 11.23 titanium using oracle My server
> has 24GB memory and of that 10GB is free (as seen in glance). When I
> doing oracle exp or rman commands, I get: ORA-04030: out of process
> memory when trying to allocate 1049112 bytes (KSFQ heap,KSFQ Buffers)
> I checked both rman and exp are 64bit executables, so they should be
> able to access all the memory on the system.

Because your process limits are not set correctly. Ask your friendly neighborhood system administrator to allow oracle processes to allocate enough memory.

Received on Sat Jul 04 2009 - 05:54:04 CDT

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