ORA-00221 ORA-00206 ORA-00202 ORA-27072 HPUX-ia64 Error: 27: File too large (Doc ID 1344896.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
HP-UX Itanium

Symptoms

OS:  HPUX Version:11.31

File system is Veritas VxFS version (vxfs 5.0.1RP1P1)

Alert log registered errors like:

KCF: write/open error block=0x371e5 online=1
file=8 /db/orcl/dat_01/dbf/is_users_03.dbf
error=27072 txt: 'HPUX-ia64 Error: 27: File too large
ORA-00206: error in writing (block 3, # blocks 1) of control file
ORA-00202: control file: '/db/orcl/dat_01/ctl/ctrl_02.ctl'
ORA-27072: File I/O error
HPUX-ia64 Error: 27: File too large
Additional information: 4
Additional information: 3
Additional information: -1

and database crashed with these message:

CKPT: terminating instance due to error 221
Tue Dec 21 09:49:56 2010
Errors in file /OracleTools/oracle/admin/orcl/bdump/orcl_pmon_16589.trc:
ORA-00221: error on write to control file
Instance terminated by CKPT, pid = 16599

Changes

The filesystem where the database files are stored was resized.

Cause

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