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Re: Combination of Raw Volumes and File Systems

From: Rachel Carmichael <>
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2000 18:09:28 GMT
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I haven't done it... and personally, while I might have set up one tablespace where the datafiles were file system and another where the datafiles were raw, I wouldn't mix them.. but I don't like using raw to begin with.

To fix:

export all tables in that tablespace (if there are indexes in the tablespace not associated with tables in that tablespace, make sure you get the index script before you do the next step).

alter the tablespace offline

drop the tablespace

recreate the tablespace using either all raw partitions or all file system files

import the tables from the export file.

HTH Rachel

>From: Steven Monaghan <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L <>
>Subject: Combination of Raw Volumes and File Systems
>Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2000 08:26:42 -0800
>Has anyone on the list created data files for a tablespace where one was on
>a raw volume and the other was on a file system?
>We contacted Oracle support and they said it was fine, but the whole
>"Database Weirdness" thread that I started came into being when this change
>was made.
>Any thoughts or experience with this would be appreciated.
>Also, if you think this is a bad idea, suggestions on how to undo it would
>be appreciated, since data is already stored in the new data files.
>Thanks in advance to the always helpful list...
>Steve Monaghan
>Long Island, New York
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