This was standard for Oracle 8.0.5 on WinNT 4.0. I always created the DB first w/ remote_login_passwordfile=none, then created the password file, then changed remote_login_passwordfile=exclusive, then bounced the DB. Is there a reason you can't do this? > -----Original Message----- > From: askdba-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:askdba-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On > Behalf Of Patricia Eyenga > Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 8:58 AM > To: askdba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [askdba] Oracle ODM AIX > > > Is anyone out there using Oracle 9i with ODM (we're on AIX, > but I'm not sure > this problem would be limited to AIX)... > > The issue we're having is that setting the > remote_login_passwordfile to > anything other than 'NONE' generates the following error when > creating the > DB: > ORA-01501: CREATE DATABASE failed > ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [ksfd_odmopn2], [ODM ERROR > V-41-4-19 No such device], , , , , ,  > Error 600 happened during db open, shutting down database > USER: terminating instance due to error 600 > > I also see the following in the trace file: > ksfdopn:fname=/u01/ARBPRDDB/app/oracle/product/9205/dbs/orapwIBMPRDDB0 > blksiz=512 ftype=8 flags=0x0 ps=0x0 fno=0 > ksfd_odmopn:fname=/u01/ARBPRDDB/app/oracle/product/9205/dbs/or > apwIBMPRDDB0 > blksiz=512 ftype=8 flags=0x0 ps=0xe43656a0 fno=0 > ksfd_fibd:fib=0xe3d2abe0 flags=0x0 > *** 2004-12-02 22:24:35.511 > ksedmp: internal or fatal error > ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [ksfd_odmopn2], [ODM ERROR > V-41-4-19 No such device], , , , , ,  > > > although at the beginning of the create statement the > following succeeds: > ksfdopn:fname=/u01/ARBPRDDB/app/oracle/product/9205/dbs/orapwIBMPRDDB0 > blksiz=512 ftype=8 flags=0x0 ps=0x0 fno=0 > ksfdopn: fob=0xe705d098 fib=0xe3d29b78 > > > Anyone have any clue? > > > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail.