'12M' seems to be quite low. That is the memory allocation for the index synchronization.
Values of 50M and 100M and higher wouldn't be unreasonable. Ensure that you have a job to sync the index frequently. Monitor the count of pending updates by doing a count on CTX_USER_PENDING; At 10:25 PM Wednesday, you wrote:
10.2.0.4 Redhat linux 2 cpu 12 GB ram COTS app: kana Kana is telling our developer that we need to run begin ctx_ddl.sync_index('kc_ctx_rawtext', '12M'); end; to resync the text index.
Hemant K Chitale -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l