ORA-48122 ORA-27040 In Alert Log When ADR Is Placed In An ext3 Filesystem (Doc ID 1441522.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.7 to 11.2.0.3 - Release: 11.1 to 11.2
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The instance alert file contains errors like:

ORA-48122: error with opening the ADR block file
<ADR_BASE>/diag/rdbms/<database name>/<instance name>/metadata/<file name> [0]
ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 22: Invalid argument

The ADR is located on an ext3 type file system which has been mounted with data=journal option.

Cause

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