ORA-01501 ORA-19502 ORA-27072 OS Error: 9: Bad file descriptor, when creating database

(Doc ID 1060155.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2016***


Symptoms

Database creation fails with the following errors:

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01501: CREATE DATABASE failed
ORA-19502: write error on file "<filename>",
blockno 476590081 (blocksize=512)
ORA-27072: File I/O error
Linux-x86_64 Error: 9: Bad file descriptor
Additional information: 4
Additional information: 476590081
Additional information: 519680

Cause

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