Errors ORA-48178 And ORA-27041 Raised During Database Startup

(Doc ID 1415516.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to - Release: 11.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following errors are raised during the startup of a newly created database:

ERROR: ORA-48178 encountered when checking if the process is able to
ERROR: create the ADR schema in the specified ADR Base directory [/d01/oratest/TEST/11.2.0/admin]
ERROR: The ORA-48178 error is caused by the ORA-48122 error.
ORA-48122: error with opening the ADR block file [/d01/oratest/TEST/11.2.0/admin/diag/rdbms/test/TEST/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif] [0]
ORA-27041: unable to open file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 2
ERROR: Check if the directory is readable and check if the OS version is supported for ADR.
ERROR: The process will switch back to the pre-ADR method of tracing and logging.


The errors occur after a new creation of a database.


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