Datafile Goes Offline with "KCF: write/open error ... 'SVR4 Error: 12: Not enough space' (Doc ID 472813.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 7.3.4.0 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 7.3.4 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Data files may go offline automatically with a message being signalled in the alert log file similar to:

KCF: write/open error block=0x155ec online=1
file=15 /app/data/IFPRD/dimensioner_data_01_IFPRD.dbf
error=27063 txt: 'SVR4 Error: 12: Not enough space
Additional information: -1
Additional information: 16384'
Automatic datafile offline due to write error on
file 15: /app/data/IFPRD/dimensioner_data_01_IFPRD.dbf

You check the relevant file system and find there is sufficient free space available.

Cause

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