Trying to install Oracle 11g on AIX 6.x but it fails on a ORA-27173 (unable to attach to shared memory) error?

by Jason L Froebe on November 18, 2008, no comments

The AIX version of Oracle 11g was built on AIX 5 so when you try to create an Oracle database using the Database Configuration Assistant, aka, ‘dbca’, you may get the ORA-27173 “unable to attach to shared memory” error.  Oddly enough this has to do with the time zone (TZ) setting. You see, dbca has […]

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