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Re: Database recovery problem

Michael McMullen

2005-09-20

Replies:
almost correct
startup mount;
alter database datafile 'D:\DB\ORADATA\BODEV\NMSANDBOX_DATA.ORA' offline
drop;
alter database open;
if the database still wants to recover more files you need to drop them
also, if it wants to recover system it's time to learn irish
say
WHALE
OIL
BEEF
HOOKED
faster and faster with an bit of an irish lilt.
back to the problem at hand.
drop tablespace tablespace_of_the_above_datafile;
then reload your data because you were in noarchivelog mode so you must be
able to reload your data.

then take this opportunity to crank up your buffer cache to as big as
possible -- this is a joke, no flames please.

----- Original Message -----
From: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR)
To: onkarnath.tiwary@(protected)
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 8:26 AM
Subject: RE: Database recovery problem


Onkar,

It is asking for an archive file because the dummy file that you created is
not an Oracle database file. So it is trying to bring it up to date. Even
though you are not running in archivelog mode, Oracle still acts the same
way - that is, it is keeping track of what would be the correct archivelog
file even though it did not write them out to disk.

You have one option:

Startup mount;
Alter datafile 'D:\DB\ORADATA\BODEV\NMSANDBOX_DATA.ORA' offline.
Alter database open.

You will be able to export all of the data in the database except what was
stored in this data file. This will allow you to import it into another
database.

So all of your data is not gone - just the stuff in this file/tablespace.
Everything else has been lost.

Good Luck!

Tom




----- Original Message -----
From: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR)
To: onkarnath.tiwary@(protected)
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 8:26 AM
Subject: RE: Database recovery problem


Onkar,

It is asking for an archive file because the dummy file that you created is
not an Oracle database file. So it is trying to bring it up to date. Even
though you are not running in archivelog mode, Oracle still acts the same
way - that is, it is keeping track of what would be the correct archivelog
file even though it did not write them out to disk.

You have one option:

Startup mount;
Alter datafile 'D:\DB\ORADATA\BODEV\NMSANDBOX_DATA.ORA' offline.
Alter database open.

You will be able to export all of the data in the database except what was
stored in this data file. This will allow you to import it into another
database.

So all of your data is not gone - just the stuff in this file/tablespace.
Everything else has been lost.

Good Luck!

Tom



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