"WARNING: Oracle recommends creating new datafiles on devices with zero offset" messages in the Alert log file. (Doc ID 365272.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.4 to 10.2.0.2 - Release: 10.1 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following warning messages in the alert log file

WARNING: You are creating/reusing datafile /dev/XXXX
WARNING: Oracle recommends creating new datafiles on devices with zero offset.
The command "/usr/sbin/mklv -y LVname -T O -w n -s n -r n VGname NumPPs" can be
used. Please contact Oracle customer support for more details.

Cause

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