Database Crashes With Error Writing To A Control File ORA-206 (Doc ID 332842.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 29-Aug-2016***

Symptoms

You are on AIX 5L 64Bit OS.

You are having archiving problems with the following errors listed and a possible database crash:

ORA-206: Message 206 not found; No message file for product=RDBMS,
facility=ORA; arguments: [3] [1]
ORA-202: Message 202 not found; No message file for product=RDBMS,
facility=ORA; arguments: [/HCIS/data03/system/control03.ctl]
ORA-27072: Message 27072 not found; No message file for product=RDBMS,
facility=ORA
IBM AIX RISC System/6000 Error: 22: Invalid argument
Additional information: 7


Verified from errors provided in the alert log.

Cause

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