ORA-27048: skgfifi: file header information is invalid after Migrating volumes to Scalable VG on AIX (Doc ID 2108763.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On AIX platform, after migration of Volumes from standard to Scalable VG, below error is reported during startup

Datafiles are stored on raw device (LVM AIX not ASM).

ALTER DATABASE MOUNT
ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control file
ORA-00202: control file: '/dev/rhrciIT_ctl01'
ORA-27048: skgfifi: file header information is invalid

After creating the controlfile, you still get the same error on the next data file.

Changes

AIX administrators migrate volume group from standard to scalable VG.

Cause

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