Instance Terminated by DB Writer Due To Ora-27061 (Doc ID 461372.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.7 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 28-Jun-2012***

Symptoms

Instance terminated by DB Writer due to ORA-27061

Alert Log entries:

ORA-27061: skgfospo: waiting for async I/Os failed
IBM AIX RISC System/6000 Error: 22: Invalid argument
...
DBW0: terminating instance due to error 27061
Instance terminated by DBW0, pid = 557176


Instance fails with the same error on next start up

ORA-27061 signalled during: alter database open...

Cause

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