ORA-48178, ORA-48122 And ORA-27040 Errors During Manual Upgrade To 11gR2 (Doc ID 1459018.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Starting an instance in UPGRADE mode to perform a manual upgrade (using the steps outlined in Document 837570.1 results in:

ORA-48178: error encountered while reading an ADR block file during ADR initialization [/usr/local/apps/oracle/diag/rdbms/bb6/bb6/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif]
ORA-48122: error with opening the ADR block file [/usr/local/apps/oracle/diag/rdbms/bb6/bb6/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif] [0]
ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 22: Invalid argument
Additional information: 2
...
ERROR: The process is unable to create the ADR schema in the diagnostic_dest directory
ERROR: because of a disk issue or OS platform issue
...
ERROR: Reverting back to using the user_dump_dest and background_dump_dest
ERROR: as the location for the traces and logs

Cause

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