Solution: 'ORA-8103: Object no longer exists' When Insert Into External Table after Truncate With Storage Performed (Doc ID 422083.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error can occur on an insert with SQL Loader into an external organized table after a truncate with storage option has been performed

ORA-08103: object no longer exists

SQL> insert
/*+ PARALLEL(a, 8)*/
into iad_o_ast_new a
select /*+ full(b) parallel(b,8)*/
* from iad_o_ast_ext b
where rownum<10000 ;
into iad_o_ast_new a
*
ERROR at line 3:
ORA-08103: object no longer exists

.

Changes

The table was truncated with storage option before the insert .

Cause

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