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Core Dump during Import on 8.1.6 (related to duck pecking)

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Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 08:25:41 -0600
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I believe this is a known bug for export/import on 8.1.5 and 8.1.6. If I remember correctly, it is related
to using table names. You should be able to find it on Metalink. I'll look around and
see if I can find the bug number.

On a personal note, did you ever work on assignment at Deluxe Corp. in Minneapolis?


---------------------- Forwarded by Cherie Machler/GELCO on 12/12/2000 09:19 AM

"Jay Hostetter" <> on 12/12/2000 07:50:32 AM

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To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L <> cc: (bcc: Cherie Machler/GELCO)

Subject: Core Dump during Import on 8.1.6 (related to duck pecking)

  Some consultants have arrived with an export file from a 7.3.4 database. We must import this file into an database (identical to the scenario that Dennis Taylor posted). Every time I import this file, I get a "Memory Fault
(coredump)" error. There is no trace file, no alert log entry, just a core
  I am doing a full import. I have tried creating the schema owner and importing using TOUSER, but I still get the coredump. I have checked kernel parameters (this is a new system). I have relinked Oracle. I have increased the SGA and tablespaces, but to no avail. We installed 8.0.5 on the same machine, and imported the file with no problem. We exported it from 8.0.5 and tried the full import into 8.1.6, but we still get the coredump.   I did manage to import a different export file that the consultants brought with them (from 8.0.5) into a seperated 8.1.6 database.   I have logged a TAR, but thought I would run it by the real experts for some suggestions.
  This is a new install of 8.1.6, patched to on a cluster running Tru64 version 5.1.

Jay Hostetter
Oracle DBA
D. & E. Communications
Ephrata, PA USA

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