I'm hoping someone can help me here. I've installed Oracle 8.1.7 on a Dual Xeon processer server running Win2K. All I've currently got installed is the base operating system and now Oracle 8.1.7 Enterprise Edition. I went through the Oracle installation successfully and opted to create the database later during the installation. I then created then database using the database configuration assistant and this went through successfully. I then logged successfully into DBA studio and created my BLOBS, 17 BLOBS at 2560MB per BLOB. The problem now is that whenever I re-boot the server, I can't connect to the database, it states: ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist. I have discovered a way to fix it, and that is to go into Database configuration assistant and run through the setup of the database again.
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