ASM REBALANCE NOT COMPLETING AND ASM ALERT LOG SHOWS ORA-15195: INTERNAL ASM TESTING EVENT NUMBER 15195 (Doc ID 1065882.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.7 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 11.1 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
ONLY version 11.1.0.7.2 (with PSU bundle 2)

Symptoms


Single instance or cluster environment with storage in ASM.

Getting ORA-15195 in ASM instance(s) on rebalance operations.  This can happen on automatic rebalance (e.g. after an ALTER DISKGROUP ... ADD DISK command) or on manual rebalance (e.g. ALTER DISKGROUP ... REBALANCE).

The ASM alert log would have entries like this:
<date and time>
NOTE: signalling error 15195 as part of test at kff.c:nnnnn
ERROR: ORA-15195 thrown in ARBn for group number m
Errors in file <full path name to ARBn trace file>:
ORA-15195: Internal ASM testing event number 15195


V$ASM_OPERATION may show the rebalance operation with no ARBn processes running on the server.

Cause

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