Cannot Mount Diskgroup on 10.2.0.3 Due To ORA-15196: Invalid ASM Block Header [kfc.c:7997]

(Doc ID 473526.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to mount ASM diskgroup on release 10.2.0.3 due to the next error:

WARNING: cache failed to read fn=16030 indblk=0 from disk(s): 14
ORA-15196: invalid ASM block header [kfc.c:7997] [type_kfbh] [16030]
[2147483648] [0 != 12]



Cause

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