ORA-202, ORA-27094: Raw Volume Used Can Damage Partition Table (Doc ID 738094.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Linux x86
Linux x86
***Checked for relevance on 01-Sep-2017***

Symptoms

Error received when creating the controlfile on raw devices:
ORA-00202: control file: '/dev/oradata/prd/ebs01/cntrl01.dbf'
ORA-27094: raw volume used can damage partition table
Additional information: -2
Additional information: 536870912
ORA-205 signalled during: alter database mount...
.

Cause

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