RE: alter system v shutdown abort

  • From: Tanel Poder <tanel.poder.003@xxxxxxx>
  • To: Rich.Jesse@xxxxxx, oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2006 11:11:10 +0800

> I've also seen this on 9206 on hp-ux 11.11.  Even ipcrm 
> couldn't remove it, I had to bounce the production box to 
> release the shared memory.
> Rare, but it can happen.  

Maybe the reason why you couldn't remove the SHM segment even with ipcrm,
was that there were still some processes attached to it. This has happened
to me on HP-UX few times.

NATTCH column in ipcs -ma output shows the number of processes attached to a
segment. And LPID column may give some indication about the process to be


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