Re: Can NOT startup database and got error ORA-27300, 27301 and 27302

  • From: "Rich Jesse" <rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 16:11:00 -0500 (CDT)

Hey mccdba1,

> I tried to startup one new database on ORACLE 10GR2 ( on Redhat
> LINUX AS 4.7.  I got following messages:
> ORA-27154: post/wait create failed
> ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:semget failed with status: 28
> ORA-27301: OS failure message: No space left on device
> ORA-27302: failure occurred at: sskgpbitsper

Googling the four error messages would be a good place to start.

The key is the "semget" -- you ran out of semaphores.  You'll probably want
to go back to your Oracle install guide for Linux for setting this up.  Or
perhaps here:




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