Ora-27072, Hpux-Ia64 Error 22 Invalid Argument

(Doc ID 744818.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
HP Non-CPU Specific UX UNIX
HP Non-CPU Specific UX UNIX
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6
This error could happen on other versions nor discussed here.


***Checked for relevance on 15-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

ORA-00204: error in reading (block 31, #blocks 64) of control file
ORA-00202: control file: '/../../control01.ctl'
-or-
ORA-01114: IO error writing block to file 23 (block # 97263)

Then end with an error like the following:

Ora-27072: file i/o error
Hpux-ia64 Error: 22: Invalid argument
additional information: 4
additional information: xxxx
additional information: -1

Cause

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