ORA-00845:MEMORY_TARGET not supported on this system

Error:
sql> startup
ORA-00845:
MEMORY_TARGET not supported on this system

Solution:
Increase the size of /dev/shm

To check the size of /dev/shm

#
df -h

Filesystem  
 Size   Used  Avail  Use%  Mounted on

/dev/sda3  
  7.6G   4.4G  2.9G  61%    /

tmpfs    
    504M   76K   504M  1%     /dev/shm

/dev/sda1  
  194M   25M   160M   14%   /boot

To increase the size
# mount -o
remount,size=3G /dev/shm
Verify the size
# df -h
Filesystem
  Size   Used   Avail  Use%  Mounted on

/dev/sda3
  7.6G    4.4G   2.9G   61%   /

tmpfs  
    3G      1007M  2.1G   33%  
/dev/shm

/dev/sda1
  194M    25M    160M   14%   /boot
To make permanent changes to your file system update your fstab
# vi
/etc/fstab

tmpfs
 /dev/shm  tmpfs  defaults,size=3G  0 0
Update the new fstab file

# mount -a
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