11gR2 (11.2.0.1) Unable To Create ASM Spfile Standalone (Doc ID 1082332.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 11.2.0.1.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-May-2013***

Symptoms

Unable to create spfile due to the next error:

startup pfile='init+ASM.ora';
ASM instance started

Total System Global Area 283930624 bytes
Fixed Size 2206088 bytes
Variable Size 256558712 bytes
ASM Cache 25165824 bytes
ASM diskgroups mounted
SQL> create spfile='+DGR1' from pfile='init+ASM.ora';
create spfile='+DGR1' from pfile='init+ASM.ora'
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-17502: ksfdcre:4 Failed to create file +DGR1
ORA-15221: ASM operation requires compatible.asm of 11.2.0.0.0 or higher

Cause

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