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ORA-1578 ORA-353 ORA-19599 Corrupt blocks with zeros when filesystemio_options=SETALL on ext4 file system using Linux (Doc ID 1487957.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


Permanent or transient corruptions with zeroed out blocks when using ext4 file system on Linux (i.e. Redhat RHEL 5 and RHEL6 , Oracle Linux OEL5,OEL6)  and the database parameter filesystemio_options is defined to SETALL.  It produces different corruption errors for datafiles, redo log files, etc.  Examples:

ORA-1578 reporting corruption in database files.  The alert log or trace file describe the corruption as a zeroed out block:



 Database files on ext4 File System on Linux and Database parameter filesystemio_options is set to SETALL.


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