In a configuration where 60% of the installed total RAM is allocated as HugePages for the Oracle Database SGA, the VM hangs due to memory shortage.

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Issue

  • In a configuration where 60% of the installed total RAM is allocated as HugePages for the Oracle Database SGA, the VM hangs due to memory shortage.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Oracle RAC
  • VMware VM
  • Out of the total 7.6 GB of installed RAM, 60%, which is 4.5 GB, is reserved as HugePages for the Oracle Database SGA.

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