From: madunix <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 11:04:59 -0700 (PDT)
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Am trying to do restore of control file on Linux Machine 64Bit CenTOS5.2, i get the following

RMAN> restore controlfile;

Starting restore at 29-07-2008
using channel ORA_DISK_1

channel ORA_DISK_1: starting datafile backupset restore
channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring control file
channel ORA_DISK_1: reading from backup piece /u01/oracle/product/
ORA-19870: error reading backup piece /u01/oracle/product/10.2.0/db/ dbs/c-2142365377-20080729-01
ORA-19505: failed to identify file "/u01/oracle/product/10.2.0/db/dbs/ c-2142365377-20080729-01"
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied Additional information: 3
failover to previous backup

channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring control file ORA-19625: error identifying file /backup_rman/cont_backup/ ctl_file_t661365316_s2103_p1
ORA-27047: unable to read the header block of file Additional information: 2
ORA-19600: input file is control file (/backup_rman/cont_backup/ ctl_file_t661365316_s2103_p1)
ORA-19601: output file is control file (/u01/oracle/oradata/ control0.ctl)
failover to previous backup

  • The control files has been transfered from AIX5.3 to a Linux Machine !!
  • I checked the permissions, they are rw.

[oracle_at_PowerEdge1 cont_backup]$ ls -al
total 92272

drwxrwxrwx 2 oracle dba     4096 Jul 29 17:05 .
drwxrwxrwx 4 oracle dba     4096 Jul 29 17:10 ..

-rw-rw-rw- 1 oracle dba 17661952 Mar 19 19:14
-rw-rw-rw- 1 oracle dba 17661952 Mar 19 19:14
-rw-rw-rw- 1 oracle dba 19693568 Jul 29 04:26
-rw-rw-rw- 1 oracle dba 19693568 Jul 30 2008
-rw-rw-rw- 1 oracle dba 19644416 Jul 30 2008

any help Received on Tue Jul 29 2008 - 13:04:59 CDT

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