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ORA-01119/ORA-27040 Datafile Creation Error

Posted on 2004-09-17
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Hello,

I am trying to create a new Datafile using OEM on my Linux Red Hat Enterprise 3 (ES) server.
When trying to create a new Object of type Datafile and specifying the name and size attributes, I get the following error:

ORA-01119: error in creating database file '/Disk/oradata/alcieind1.dbf'
ORA-27040: skgfrcre: create error, unable to create file
Linux Error 2: no such file or directory

Please advice ?

PT
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by:seazodiac
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make sure that you have the correct file path '/Disk/oradata/alcieind1.dbf'?

do you really have '/Disk/oradata/' directory?

can you post the results of the following commands back?

$df -k


and

$ls -R /Disk
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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I'm guessing that you've already checked and the filesystem '/Disk/oradata' exists?
Also check that the 'oracle' user has write access to the directory
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Hello,

How can I make sure that the oracle user has write access to the
/DISK1/ORADATA directory ?

PT

PS: Does the case realy matter, upper or lower case ?
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Case does matter in UNIX system.

can you do this and post the results back?

$ ls -al /DISK1/ORADATA          --or whatever the directory is...
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seazodiac earned 500 total points
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so you have to be careful with the letter case when you are trying to create data file ...

you can change the permission of the directory like this:

say if your oracle user account is "oracle" and it's in dba group

then you have to log in as ROOT into the LINUX OS:

$ chown -R oracle:dba    /Disk1/oradata
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