Database report errors when Flashback Logs are deleted Manually
Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Database startup fails after mounting the database while opening with the following error :
ORACLE instance started.
Total System Global Area 171966464 bytes
Fixed Size 787988 bytes
Variable Size 145750508 bytes
Database Buffers 25165824 bytes
Redo Buffers 262144 bytes
ORA-38760: This database instance failed to turn on flashback database.
The alert log would have error as shown below:
ORA-38701: Flashback database log 1 seq 1 thread 1: "D:\ORACLE\FLASH_RECOVERY_AREA\ORCL10G\FLASHBACK\O1_MF_1425DVK2_.FLB"
ORA-27041: unable to open file
OSD-04002: unable to open file
O/S-Error: (OS 2) The system cannot find the file specified.
..the current flashbacklog is deleted
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