Re: all time worst question I have been ever asked as a DBA
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 15:47:53 -0400
Its a good thing that he wasn't a BOFH or he would have rm'd the file and
asked questions later.
At least he did ask.
On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Andrew Kerber <andrew.kerber_at_gmail.com>wrote:
> So, I am getting this error on one of our virtual Linux servers:
> ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control file
> ORA-00202: control file: '/u01/app/oracle/datafiles/devdb/control01.ctl'
> ORA-27086: unable to lock file - already in use
> Its probably due to a stale NFS lock. The question from my sys admin:
> -rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 10076160 Jul 22 13:33 control01.ctl
> can that file just be removed
> Ok, I am a little frustrated with him...
> Andrew W. Kerber
> 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'