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Changing kernel parameters in Linux for Oracle database

Alexander M. Ermes
Honored Contributor

Changing kernel parameters in Linux for Oracle database

Good day, everybody.
I want ot setup an Oracle database on a Linux machine. How can i setup the kernel parameters like shmmax etc ?
Rgds
Alexander M. Ermes
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I_M
Honored Contributor

Re: Changing kernel parameters in Linux for Oracle database


hi

cat /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax

then

echo "xxxxxx" > /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax

cat /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax

Put the command into start-up script.

Good luck
Eric Ladner
Trusted Contributor

Re: Changing kernel parameters in Linux for Oracle database

See also
http://www.linux.com/enhance/newsitem.phtml?sid=93&aid=12536 for more info on Linux/Oracle.