renamedg command hangs with error code ORA-27041 Error: 24: Too many open files

(Doc ID 2259303.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Renaming a diskgroup using 'renamedg' hangs with error 'Too many open files'

$renamedg asm_diskstring='/dev/asmdisks/*,/dev/actifio/asm/*' config=/tmp/DEVDBAD/renamedg.conf dgname=DATA_DEVDBAD newdgname=DATA_DEVDBAD_00TMP confirm=true

Parsing parameters..
renamedg operation: asm_diskstring=/dev/asmdisks/*,/dev/actifio/asm/* config=/tmp/DEVDBAD/renamedg.conf dgname=DATA_DEVDBAD newdgname=DATA_DEVDBAD_00TMP confirm=true
Executing phase 1
Discovering the group
Checking for hearbeat...
Re-discovering the group
Generating configuration file..
Completed phase 1
Executing phase 2
Completed phase 2
ERROR: -9(Error 27041, OS Error (Linux-x86_64 Error: 24: Too many open files
ERROR: -9(Error 27041, OS Error (Linux-x86_64 Error: 24: Too many open files
ERROR: -9(Error 27041, OS Error (Linux-x86_64 Error: 24: Too many open files

 

Changes

 No change in environments. It is just renaming a diskgroup.

Cause

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