AIX : ASM Disk Size showing less if disk size at OS level is greater than 2Tb (Doc ID 2258131.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

At OS level ,there were large sized disks allocated .It was 2.1 Tb in size at OS level.

create diskgroup ILM_HIST EXTERNAL redundancy disk '/dev/ASMILMPWARE00001' name ASMILMPWARE00001 size 1923543M disk '/dev/ASMILMPWARE00003' name ASMILMPWARE00003

size 1923543M disk '/dev/ASMILMPWARE00002' name ASMILMPWARE00002 size 1923543M ;18:09:57 2
create diskgroup ILM_HIST EXTERNAL redundancy disk '/dev/ASMILMPWARE00001' name ASMILMPWARE00001 size 1923543M disk '/dev/ASMILMPWARE00003' name ASMILMPWARE00003
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ERROR at line 1:
ORA-15018: diskgroup cannot be created
ORA-15057: specified size of 1923543 MB is larger than actual size of 3456 MB
ORA-15057: specified size of 1923543 MB is larger than actual size of 3456 MB
ORA-15057: specified size of 1923543 MB is larger than actual size of 3456 MB

 

PATH OS_MB/1024 HEADER_STATU
-------------------------------------- ---------- ------------

/dev/ASMILMPWARE00001 3.375 FORMER

/dev/ASMILMPWARE00002 3.375 FORMER

/dev/ASMILMPWARE00003 3.375 FORMER

 

 

 

Cause

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