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

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 14:19:42 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 4, 6:39 am, 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.

Have you looked at the documentation from oracle on how to set the hpux kernel parameters ( correctly)?

It is going to take some aggressive settings to allow oracle to allocate and use effectively that much memory. Received on Sat Jul 04 2009 - 16:19:42 CDT

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