ACFSUTIL resize operation fails with "ACFS-03006: smallest size" (Doc ID 1597710.1)

Last updated on JUNE 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Need to reclaim unused space from ACFS filesystem. Resizing operation fails as follows:

$ /sbin/acfsutil size -1800GB /shared/ggrep
acfsutil size: ACFS-03006: smallest size, without loss of data, is: 2060785287168 (1965318MB)

Cause

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