My Oracle Support Banner

ORA-48178 / ORA-48122 / ORA-27037/ HPUX-ia64 Error 251 while reading ADR file after upgraded to (Doc ID 1268653.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A 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 [<diagnostic_dest>/diag/rdbms/<dbname>/<instname>/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif]
   ORA-48122: error with opening the ADR block file [<diagnostic_dest>/diag/rdbms/<dbname>/<instname>/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


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.