Error ORA-15059 While Adding NFS Disk To ASM On AIX (Doc ID 1913970.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

We are running 10.2.0.3 DB with ASM on AIX 5.2 server. We are trying to add NFS disks to the existing ASM disk groups and getting the following error:

SQL> alter diskgroup INDEX add disk '/oradbnfs/asm/INDEX_DISK1';
alter diskgroup INDEX add disk '/oradbnfs/asm/INDEX_DISK1'
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-15032: not all alterations performed
ORA-15031: disk specification '/oradbnfs/asm/INDEX_DISK1' matches no disks
ORA-15025: could not open disk '/oradbnfs/asm/INDEX_DISK1'
ORA-15059: invalid device type for ASM disk
IBM AIX RISC System/6000 Error: 32768: Unknown system error
Additional information: 42
Additional information: 269949392
Additional information: 269949224


Cause

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