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shared memory problem : MaxDB


I am using SAP ABAP trial version. It was working well but now when i start server. it gives the error:


============== Starting System NSP ================


=============== Starting database instance ...

The requested service has already been started.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2182.

The MaxDB Database Starter, Version

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Error! Connection failed to node (local) for database NSP:

-24700,ERR_DBMSRV_NOSTART: Could not start DBM server.

-24832,ERR_SHMNOTAVAILABLE: Shared memory not available

-24686,ERR_SHMNOCLEANUP: Could not cleanup the DBM server Shared Memory

-24827,ERR_SHMALLOCFAILED: ID E:\sapdb\data\wrk\NSP.dbm.shm, requested size 4287


Error: Error while calling dbmcli

"E:\sapdb\programs\pgm\dbmcli" -d NSP -u , db_online

============== Start database failed !

Press any key to continue . . .

can someone tell me the exact steps with command to handle this issue. I am dummie in database administration


Vishal Kapoor

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  • Posted on Nov 13, 2008 at 01:56 PM

    Try to completely stop everything and restart it, if that doesn't help reboot the machine.


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      Hi Raj

      Please open a new thread for discussion as this one is several years old..

      Please provide the details of the error you have observed in the new thread



      Issue locked as requested

      Message was edited by: Christiane Hienger

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