RE: Reading a file# that doesn't exist
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 06:03:14 -0400
DB_FILES, the init parameter, not the number of data files you currently have. That's so you can't bump into it by dynamically adding permanent files during a run of a given instance.
From: oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of henry
Sent: Friday, May 16, 2008 3:00 AM
Subject: Re: Reading a file# that doesn't exist
I thought the same thing at first, but I've only got one tempfile in this system. It doesn't get me anywhere close to 201.
Tim Gorman wrote:
> Tempfiles are numbered from (DB_FILES+1) upward...
> Quoting Henry Poras <henry_at_itasoftware.com>:
>> I have a session on a development system that is waiting on 'db file
>> sequential read'.
>> It has been waiting for ~6000 seconds (state=WAITING).
>> File# (p1) is 201, yet the database only has file#'s from 1-19
>> (select file#
>> from v$datafile).
>> That explains the long wait. It's trying to read from a non-existent