ORA-01565 ORA-27041 ORA-01078 failure in processing system parameters in RAC with ASM (Doc ID 577732.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
On 10.2.0.2.0 in Production:
When attempting to startup database
the following error occurs:

ERROR
ORA-01565: error in identifying file
+'/dev/raw/+ASM-spfile.ora'
psdb3573:ora.psdb3573.ASM2.asm:ORA-27041: unable to open file
psdb3573:ora.psdb3573.ASM2.asm:Linux-x86_64 Error: 24: Too many open files
psdb3573:ora.psdb3573.ASM2.asm:Additional information: 2
psdb3573:ora.psdb3573.ASM2.asm:
psdb3573:ora.psdb3573.ASM2.asm:ORA-01078: failure in processing system
+parameters

Changes

Added more memory to server then changed the mapper script to see new memory then rebooted server.

Cause

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