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Startup of One Instance of RAC Database Fails With ORA-16038 and ORA-00354 (Doc ID 838218.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
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This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Startup of one instance of RAC database fails with :

Errors in file /<path>/trace/HTB2_ora_5864.trc:
ORA-16038: log 4 sequence# 6 cannot be archived
ORA-00354: corrupt redo log block header
ORA-00312: online log 4 thread 2: '+<diskgroup>/<path>/onlinelog/group_4.351.687126843'
ORA-00312: online log 4 thread 2: '+<diskgroup>/<path>/onlinelog/group_4.350.687126851'
USER (ospid: 5864): terminating the instance due to error 16038

Cause

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