DB_2K_CACHE_SIZE is not supported and 2K is not a valid BLOCKSIZE on the zLinux Platform (Doc ID 1498445.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
IBM: Linux on System z

Symptoms

In 10g and 11g, attempting to create a database with DB_2K_CACHE_SIZE=128M on zLinux gets error:

RMAN-04014: startup failed: ORA-00382: 2048 not a valid block size, valid range [4096..32768]


Also, CREATE TABLESPACE with BLOCKSIZE 2048 on zLinux gets same error:

ORA-00382: 2048 not a valid block size, valid range [4096..32768]

Cause

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