ORA-1242, ORA-1122, ORA-1110 & ORA-1208 Errors Occurring Intermittently (Doc ID 471280.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Sep-2016***



Symptoms

You encounter the following errors being signaled in the alert log periodically:

ORA-01242: data file suffered media failure: database in NOARCHIVELOG mode
ORA-01122: database file %d failed verification check
ORA-01110: data file %d: '%s'
ORA-01208: data file is an old version - not accessing current version

The data file specified however stays on-line and available so no apparent corruption exists, and no I/O errors are encountered on the underlying disk.

Cause

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