14.2. Usage of Big Pages and Huge Pages in Oracle 9i and 10g
SHM_HUGETLBflag when invoking the
shmget()system call. This ensures that shared memory segments are allocated out of the Huge Pages pool. This is done automatically in Oracle 10g and 9i R2 (22.214.171.124) but earlier Oracle 9i R2 versions require a patch, see Metalink Note:262004.1.