RAC installation runs into low memory in windows 7 hos

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RAC installation runs into low memory in windows 7 hos

Postby kytemaniac » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:01 pm


I'm trying to install Oracle RAC on Oracle Linux with Windows 7 as the Host OS.

in the past I used to have dual boot system, now I'm solely using windows 7 as the guest os.

I encounter low memory problem while switching on just two virtual machines simultaneoulsy, i.e I've not even began grid installation.

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00:00:54.535079 VM: Raising runtime error 'HostMemoryLow' (fFlags=0x2)
00:00:54.535085 AssertLogRel E:\tinderbox\win-4.3\src\VBox\VMM\VMMR3\VMM.cpp(1756) int __cdecl VMMR3EmtRendezvous(struct VM *,unsigned int,int (__cdecl *)(struct VM *,struct VMCPU *,void *),void *): !pVCpu->vmm.s.fInRendezvous
00:00:54.535097 Console: VM runtime error: fatal=false, errorID=HostMemoryLow message="Unable to allocate and lock memory. The virtual machine will be paused. Please close applications to free up memory or close the VM"

Host OS:Windows 7
Host Memory: 8 G

Guest OS: Linux
Guest Memory: 3 G

While I understand that we can use Cacheset, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-sg/sysi ... 97561.aspx, there's not enough information on how to use Cacheset, so really appreciate if someone could help me to use Cacheset. Every time I try to enter a figure it always prompt New Settings were out of valid range

thanks a lot!

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Re: RAC installation runs into low memory in windows 7 hos

Postby Tim... » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:22 pm


Sorry. I'm not a windows guy and I don;t do these types of installations on Windows myself. The "RAC Attack" guide is tailored for Windows hosts, so you may get better results following that.


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