Negative Numbers When Loading Binary Data Via SQL*Loader (Doc ID 1275078.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.3 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Database recently migrated to Linux server from HP-UX server. When loading data using SQL*Loader, it is loading negative numbers while using the same control file.

On the HP-UX, the loading is fine but on Linux, it is loading negative number. The database character set on HP-UX and Linux is set to the same value.

Solution

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