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What causes "ORA-27101 Shared memory realm does not exist."?


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Date written: 10/11/01

Oracle version(s): 8.1.7+

The error message "ORA-27101 Shared memory realm does not exist." is often generated when trying to start a new database, even those which have been created by the Oracle Installer software, when following the installation instructions exactly. What causes and how do I fix it?

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Dave Wotton Causes of ORA-3113's and their solutions Dave Wotton (10/11/01)  
       

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