ORA-48178 / ORA-48122 / ORA-27037/ HPUX-ia64 Error 251 while reading ADR file after upgraded to

(Doc ID 1268653.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
HP-UX Itanium


On HP-UX Itanium

After upgrade database from to

All V_$DIAG views are INVALID except V_$DIAG_AMS_XACTION and V_$DIAG_INFO.

ORA-942 reported on recompiling these invalid views.

ORA-942 was already reported on the same in the upgrade log file while running 'Catadrvw'.

When starting the instance, following messages are seen:

Error with dbgriap_init_adr_pga: 48178
   ORA-48178: error encountered while reading an ADR block file during ADR initialization [/home/oracle/oraHome112/diag/rdbms/nora/nora/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif]
   ORA-48122: error with opening the ADR block file [/home/oracle/oraHome112/diag/rdbms/nora/nora/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif] [0]
   ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
   HPUX-ia64 Error: 251: Function is not available
   Additional information: 46

This may be followed by errors such as these:




Upgrade to on HP-UX Itanium


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