Just finished dealing with “Hard Limit: maximum user processes” error on Open Solaris 10 while installing 11gR2:
Oracle Metalink was useless — total waste of time — I hate that site now, it’s gone completely into the crapper.
1) edit /etc/system as follows:
2) setup project for oracle user (if it’s already setup then just ignore the duplicate error while running projadd command):
3) bounce the box:
Here’s how to check for the setting: