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ASM Diskgroup Creation Failed with "IBM AIX RISC system/6000: 6:no such device or address" (Doc ID 1263405.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

When attempting to create an ASM(Automated Storage Management) Diskgroup, the following error occurs.

IBM AIX RISC system/6000: 6:no such device or address
Additional information:-1
Additional information:655360


In the ASM Diskgroup Creation page of DBCA, below message displayed after selecting the disk, but actually the ASM disk size is 2TB:

Size of New Disks Selected: 0 MB


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create ASM diskgroup:
SQL>create diskgroup <DGNAME> External REDUNDANCY DISK '/dev/<DISK NAME>'
2. Error reported.

Cause

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