Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 127824
"cannot make segment writable for relocation" error trying to start new process
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:02 EST
Description of problem:
Occasionally Oracle 126.96.36.199 running on RHES 3 fails to start server process.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
oracleMOON: error while loading shared
libraries: /ora/product/9.2.0/lib/libjox9.so: cannot make segment writable for
relocation: Cannot allocate memory
Machine has 4GB of RAM. Oracle is relinked to be able to use 2.7GB for
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
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
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