RDBPROD: RMU/MOVE_AREA Using /BLOCKS_PER_PAGE For Uniform Area May Cause Corruption

(Doc ID 2372484.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

RMU/MOVE_AREA of a UNIFORM area specifying a larger BLOCKS_PER_PAGE changes the "Clump page count", resulting in corruption.

Changes

RMU/MOVE_AREA dbname uniformareaname/BLOCKS_PER_PAGE=n

where the new BLOCKS_PER_PAGE is not compatible with the buffer size used to determine the current "Clump page count" for the area.

Cause

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