RDBPROD: RDMS-F-CANTREADDBS, error reading pages

(Doc ID 1282447.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.2.3.5 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

Application may bugcheck with exceptions such as, or similar to:

***** Exception at  RDMSHRP72\PIOUTL$READ_PAGES
%RDMS-F-CANTREADDBS, error reading pages 1490:421-430
-SYSTEM-W-ENDOFFILE, end of file

 

***** Exception at  RDMSHRP72\PIOFETCH$WITHIN_DB
%RDMS-F-CANTREADDBS, error reading pages 4:4-4
-RDMS-F-BADPAGNUM, page 4 is out of valid range (1:1) for physical area 4

 

 ***** Exception at  RDMSHRP721\PIOFETCH$MAKE_PIB_ENT_VALID
 %RDMS-F-CANTREADDBS, error reading pages 4:2-2
 -RDMS-F-BADPAGNUM, page 2 is out of valid range (1:1) for physical area 4

Changes

ALTER DATABASE FILENAME dbroot ALTER STORAGE AREA area-name SNAPSHOT     
      ALLOCATION IS n PAGES;

is performed on a database with active transactions.

Cause

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