ORA-27047 Cannot Startup Database After Upgrading OS From AIX 5.3 TL04 to TL06 (Doc ID 456611.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
** Checked for relevance on 19-Jul-2012 **

Symptoms

After upgrade OS from AIX 5.3 TL04-01 to AIX 5.3 TL06-02, the database can no longer be started and fails with:

ORA-00202: control file: '/dev/rnc_control0'
ORA-27047: unable to read the header block of file
Additional information: 2
Mon Aug 6 09:22:58 2007
ORA-205 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE MOUNT...

The spfile, controlfiles and datafiles are placed on raw devices and are using non-Big Volume Groups.

Changes

Upgrade OS from AIX 5.3 TL04-01 to AIX 5.3 TL06-02.

Cause

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