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RE: Nagging RMAN error

Fred Smith


Yes, strangely enough I can touch a file there without error.

And the directory exists with fully open permissions:

bell1{oracle}:/xfer/rman_backups/bell1_nic=> pwd
bell1{oracle}:/xfer/rman_backups/bell1_nic=> ls -la
total 155350384
drwxrwxrwx  3 oracle  dba      2048 Sep 15 12:00 .
drwxr-xr-x  3 oracle  other     1024 Sep 2 21:20 ..
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    2891296768 Sep 14 16:28
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    2790060544 Sep 14 16:36
drwxrwxrwx  2 oracle  dba      1024 Sep 15 12:06 control_files
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    12286288384 Sep 2 15:58
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    12286288384 Sep 6 16:32
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    12301451776 Sep 7 16:52
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    12301451776 Sep 8 15:59
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    12308103680 Sep 9 11:29
-rw-r-----  1 oracle  dba    12335448576 Sep 14 14:42

>From: "Hallas, John, Tech Dev" <John.Hallas@(protected)>
>To: <fred_fred_1@(protected)>
>Subject: RE: Nagging RMAN error
>Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 16:32:17 +0100
>Can you touch a file of that name to create one?
>It seems to suggest a problem creating the file
>Sorry to be so obvious
>oerr ora 19504
>19504, 00000, "failed to create file \"%s\""
>// *Cause: call to create file returned an error
>// *Action: check additional messages, check access permissions
>-----Original Message-----
>From: oracle-l-bounce@(protected)
>Sent: 15 September 2005 16:25
>To: oracle-l@(protected)
>Subject: Nagging RMAN error
>  I setup a simple RMAN solution to backup a local database. It writes
>to a
>disk channel, not tape. So I am easily able to verify that something is
>written each time. It backs up the database files without error, but
>constantly getting an error when it attempts to backup the controlfile.
>Oddly enough, after it tries to backup the controlfile, the date/time
>changes in the disk channel for the controlfile, but at the RMAN console
>ALWAYS get the same error message group:
>Starting Control File Autobackup at 14-SEP-05
>RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
>RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
>RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
>RMAN-03009: failure of Control File Autobackup command on ORA_DISK_1
>channel at 09/14/2005 16:33:56
>ORA-19504: failed to create file
>ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
>SVR4 Error: 20: Not a directory
>Additional information: 4
>Does anyone know why I keep getting this? As I said "something" is
>in the disk channel, the timestamp on the file is changing.
>Thank you!

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