Re: off the wall ideas welcomed

From: Nuno Souto <>
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2009 17:59:14 +1100
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Niall Litchfield wrote,on my timestamp of 7/02/2009 3:28 AM:

 > snip
> I then took a block dump of the affected block and got a row listing
> including just a single row from my table back. There was an update
> transaction in the ITL slots as well, pretty much along with Nuno's
> comments about updates on his blog. I then determined which row we were
> talking about, deleted the row, and took a second block dump of the same
> block to confirm that it was now empty of data. finally I reran dbv
> again and this time the file came up clean.

Excellent feedback, Nial. Thanks for taking the time to do it. Definitely one more for the tool chest!

> thanks for all the kind suggestions - it's a shame that this database is
> not 10g and block checking & recovery is unavailable.

Aye! My time with LOBs and 9i was very painful indeed...

Nuno Souto
in sunny Sydney, Australia
Received on Sat Feb 07 2009 - 00:59:14 CST

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