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1961591 - could not create shared memory - SAP ASE for BS fails to boot on MS Windows

Symptom

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) fails to boot on Microsoft (MS) Windows with following error in ASE errorlog:

kernel WARNING: shared memory segment is being held by another application
kernel FATAL: shared memory region is being held at xxx bytes but yyy bytes are required 
kernel kbcreate: couldn't create kernel region.
kernel kistartup: could not create shared memory


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7  or 16.0 for Business Suite (BS) on Microsoft Windows
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7  or 16.0

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7

Keywords

ASE, boot, failure, shared memory, kbcreate, kistartup , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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