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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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 [<diagnostic_dest>/diag/rdbms/<dbname>/<instname>/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif]
ORA-48122: error with opening the ADR block file [<diagnostic_dest>/diag/rdbms/<dbname>/<instname>/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


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