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High shmmax value in Redhat 6.3

We are using Redhat 6.3 with 30G RAM to host our Postgres server. The (default) shmmax value is 68,719,476,736 In some forums I have read that having an shmmax value larger than the RAM causes ...
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How to set shmall, shmmax, shmni, etc … in general and for postgresql

I've used the documentation from PostgreSQL to set it for example this config: >>> cat /proc/meminfo MemTotal: 16345480 kB MemFree: 1770128 kB Buffers: 382184 kB ...
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shmmax setting in sysctl.conf not taking effect

We are running RHEL 4 Update 6 and I am going through an Oracle installation. As per the Oracle Installation Guide I am trying to update the shmmax value. As per the guide I have added the following ...