SUMMARY: Re: V880, Solaris 9, Oracle questions
From: Jason McIntosh (jmcintosh_at_mlug.missouri.edu)
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 11:01:07 -0500 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorry this is a bit late, but here are some of the parameters people
recommended I look at, set, etc.
One note several mentioned was too look at the following on
Solaris Tunable Parameters Reference Manual
The above has a good detailed listing of various parameters for Solaris.
Thanks to all who replied!
# depending on memory, the following parameters should be adjusted as
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On Aug 28, 2003, at 11:19 AM, Kevin Buterbaugh wrote:
>>> email@example.com wrote on 08/28/2003 09:37:18 AM:
>>>> I'm working on getting a V880 system running with Oracle 9iR2 on
>>>> Solaris 9. I've got all (or all the non-contract) patches
>>>> partitions set, etc. Here's a few questions though:
>>>> What kernel settings should I set in /etc/system for such a system?
>>>> I've got 4GB of Ram, and 3 36GB FC-AL harddrives reserved for
>>>> This system is ONLY for the Oracle database, and nothing else.
>>>> have some suggestions on shmmax settings, or something like maxpgio?
>>>> Are these settings even required in Solaris 9? Are there any other
>>>> tuning options or /etc/system options I should set? I've got
>>>> set on my main partitions, and noatime set on the oracle data
>>>> partitions. I'm not using both logging and noatime due to the
>>>> corruption bug with that combination.
>>>> Are there any other settings I should have set? Swap size minimum
>>>> recommendations? I've got a 1GB Swap partition at the moment. I
>>>> didn't want to create more as I don't think it will be necessary
>>>> considering the load. If I need to add more swap, can I create a
>>>> file on one of my existing partitions instead of creating a swap
>>>> partition? Is there any disadvantage to such a method?
>>>> I appreciate any info, and will summarize as always.
>>>> Jason McIntosh
>>>> Jason McIntosh
>>>> University of Missouri
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