Not Able To Read Large Files Even as Root User (Doc ID 2244044.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.1 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

While importing a dump file "exportDB.dmp" created from an exported database in the same server, the below errors combination occured:

Also as "root" user when trying to open for edition(eg. vi) the dump file, it fails with a permission denied. Even when changing the permissions with a "chmod 777", also fails.

Changes

The filesystem where the dump file is the "/" and with EXT4 and not XFS, OL7 standard.

Cause

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