Unable to Enable Acfs Volume - ORA-15482 On AIX (Doc ID 1456692.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (32-bit)

Symptoms

 1)Successfully created the Diskgroup for ACFS

NOTE: Instance updated compatible.asm to 11.2.0.3.0 for grp 3
SUCCESS: diskgroup TESTDG was mounted
SUCCESS: CREATE DISKGROUP testdg EXTERNAL REDUNDANCY  DISK '/dev/rhdisk5'
SIZE 30720M ,
'/dev/rhdisk6' SIZE 30720M ,
'/dev/rhdisk7' SIZE 30720M ,
'/dev/rhdisk8' SIZE 30720M ,
'/dev/rhdisk9' SIZE 30720M  ATTRIBUTE
'compatible.asm'='11.2.0.3','compatible.rdbms'='11.2.0.3','au_size'='1M' /*ASMCA */

2)Volume was successfully created:


SQL> ALTER DISKGROUP TESTDG ADD VOLUME backup SIZE 52428800K UNPROTECTED
STRIPE_WIDTH 128K STRIPE_COLUMNS 4 /* ASMCA */

SUCCESS: ALTER DISKGROUP TESTDG ADD VOLUME backup SIZE 52428800K
UNPROTECTED STRIPE_WIDTH 128K STRIPE_COLUMNS 4 /* ASMCA */

3)But unable to enable the volume

Fri Mar 30 10:31:50 2012
SQL> alter diskgroup all enable volume all /* ASMCA */
ORA-15032: not all alterations performed
ORA-15482: failed to create/remove device file for volume BACKUP on diskgroup
TESTDG
ERROR: alter diskgroup all enable volume all /* ASMCA */

Cause

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