Bug 127824 - "cannot make segment writable for relocation" error trying to start new process
"cannot make segment writable for relocation" error trying to start new process
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
3.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Larry Woodman
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-07-14 08:19 EDT by Mindaugas Riauba
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 15:22:44 EDT
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Description Mindaugas Riauba 2004-07-14 08:19:26 EDT
Description of problem:
Occasionally Oracle 9.2.0.5 running on RHES 3 fails to start server process.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.4.21-15.0.3.ELhugemem

How reproducible:
Occasionally

Actual results:
oracleMOON: error while loading shared 
libraries: /ora/product/9.2.0/lib/libjox9.so: cannot make segment writable for 
relocation: Cannot allocate memory

Additional info:
Machine has 4GB of RAM. Oracle is relinked to be able to use 2.7GB for 
SGA.

$ free
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:       3950408    3933476      16932          0      11672    3251264
-/+ buffers/cache:     670540    3279868
Swap:      4186064    1436068    2749996

# sysctl -a | fgrep vm.
vm.stack_defer_threshold = 2048
vm.inactive_clean_percent = 30
vm.dcache_priority = 0
vm.hugetlb_pool = 0
vm.max_map_count = 65536
vm.max-readahead = 31
vm.min-readahead = 3
vm.page-cluster = 3
vm.pagetable_cache = 25 50
vm.kswapd = 512 32      8
vm.pagecache = 1        15      15
vm.overcommit_ratio = 400
vm.overcommit_memory = 2
vm.bdflush = 50 500     0       0       500     3000    80      50      0
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 15:22:44 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
 
For more information of the RHEL errata support policy, please visit:
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