Re: Solaris: shared memory realm does not exist

  • From: Kevin Fries <kfries@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 05:11:44 -0500

Vikram Mehta wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using Oracle 9i
> I have Installed it on Solaris Sparc

Which verion of solaris?

> When I install Oracle 9i, it does so nicely.
> I can also create databases and  users etc.

Which version of 9i? 9.2.0.??????

> But after I reboot the system a few times (just 1 or 2)
> I cannot connect to the database
> When I start sqlplus I get

> ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
> ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
> SVR4 Error: 2: No such file or directory
> What can be the problem

Make sure you have started the database first. ps -ef|grep oracle (among 
others) is your friend.

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