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 18.104.22.168 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-48122: error with opening the ADR block file [<diagnostic_dest>/diag/rdbms/<dbname>/<instname>/metadata/ADR_INTERNAL.mif] 
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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