Re: ORA-19804: cannot reclaim nnnnnnn bytes disk space from nnnnnnnnnn limit

From: sandeep pande <>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 02:19:04 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 25, 3:57 pm, moongeegee <> wrote:
> I have a windowsXP with Oracle 10g installed and using RMAN backup.
> I got an error as below, someone set the RMAN backup before I take
> over this project. I am still learning how to use RMAN, but I need to
> resolve
> the problem. Please help.
> ORA-19804: cannot reclaim nnnnnnnnn bytes disk space from nnnnnnnnnnnn
> limit
> I have a lot of free disk space, but still got an error as above.
> The 10g version I have as below:
> Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - Prod
> PL/SQL Release - Production
> "CORE Production"
> TNS for 32-bit Windows: Version - Production
> NLSRTL Version - Production
> each time I got an error as ORA-19804, then I need to manually delete
> some backup files in FLASH_RECOVERY_AREA that is in my
> C drive. However, I have plenty of disk space in my C drive.

increase the flash recovery area size default 2gb.

alter system set db_recovery_file_dest_size=<size> scope=both

Sandy Received on Tue May 11 2010 - 04:19:04 CDT

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