- Pivotal Greenplum Database (GPDB) all versions
- Operating System- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x
Pivotal Greenplum may not be able to start and will give the following error message:
"could not create shared memory segment: Invalid argument (pg_shmem.c:136),Failed "
When the max_connections is set very high in a database, the database may not be able to start due to not having sufficient available shared memory.
You will need to reduce the value of the parameter max_connections.