I'm just wondering if it's an ODM issue or an AIX issue. I suppose I = could do as you suggest, but would also like to know it this is ODM-related or = not -----Original Message----- From: askdba-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:askdba-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] = On Behalf Of Pepling, Todd C. Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 9:06 AM To: 'askdba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx' Subject: [askdba] Re: Oracle ODM AIX This was standard for Oracle 8.0.5 on WinNT 4.0. I always created the = DB first w/ remote_login_passwordfile=3Dnone, then created the password = file, then changed remote_login_passwordfile=3Dexclusive, 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 >=20 >=20 > 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)... > =20 > The issue we're having is that setting the > remote_login_passwordfile to > anything other than 'NONE' generates the following error when=20 > 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=20 > USER: terminating instance due to error 600 > =20 > I also see the following in the trace file:=20 > = ksfdopn:fname=3D/u01/ARBPRDDB/app/oracle/product/9205/dbs/orapwIBMPRDDB0 > blksiz=3D512 ftype=3D8 flags=3D0x0 ps=3D0x0 fno=3D0=20 > ksfd_odmopn:fname=3D/u01/ARBPRDDB/app/oracle/product/9205/dbs/or > apwIBMPRDDB0 > blksiz=3D512 ftype=3D8 flags=3D0x0 ps=3D0xe43656a0 fno=3D0=20 > ksfd_fibd:fib=3D0xe3d2abe0 flags=3D0x0 > *** 2004-12-02 22:24:35.511 > ksedmp: internal or fatal error > ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [ksfd_odmopn2], [ODM ERROR=20 > V-41-4-19 No such device], , , , , ,  > =20 > =20 > although at the beginning of the create statement the > following succeeds: > = ksfdopn:fname=3D/u01/ARBPRDDB/app/oracle/product/9205/dbs/orapwIBMPRDDB0 > blksiz=3D512 ftype=3D8 flags=3D0x0 ps=3D0x0 fno=3D0=20 > ksfdopn: fob=3D0xe705d098 fib=3D0xe3d29b78=20 >=20 > =20 > Anyone have any clue? >=20 >=20 >=20 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.