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1959916 - ASE fails to boot raising error os_create_region can't allocate (memory or bytes) - SAP ASE

Symptom

Why does Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) fail to boot and raise errors:

  • kernel: os_create_region can't allocate xxx
  • os_create_region: shmget (0xxxxxxx): No space left on device
  • kistartup: could not create shared memory


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) any version
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) for Business Suite

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

shget,  shmat, SHMMAX,  kbcreate, kistartup, shared memory, segments, abnormal exit, removed, deleted, ipcs, ipcrm, amount of memory in use, allocate max shared memory, fragmented memory , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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