ORA-01503 And (ORA-01160 ORA-01110) Or (ORA-01565 ORA-27406) (Doc ID 1077033.6)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

You are attempting to recreate the controlfiles for an existing database and during creation you see the following errors:

    Case 1:

    ORA-01503: CREATE CONTROLFILE failed
    ORA-01565: error in identifying file '/u02/oradata/RM805/system01.dbf'
    ORA-27046: file size is not a multiple of logical block size

- or -

    Case 2:

    ORA-01503: CREATE CONTROLFILE failed
    ORA-01160: file is not a data file
    ORA-01110: data file : '/u02/oradata/RM805/system01.dbf'

- or -

    Case 3:

    ORA-00058: DB_BLOCK_SIZE must be <the correct block size> to mount this database (not <the incorrect block size>)

 

Cause

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