Possible Oracle Database Redolog Corruption (ORA-353) running Oracle Linux running as Microsoft Hyper-V/Windows Azure guest Virtual Machine

(Doc ID 2330012.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

An Oracle database (any version) running on an Oracle Linux 6 or 7 system running as a Windows Hyper-V or Microsoft Azure guest Virtual Machine (VM) may experience random database redo log corruption.
The database alert.log reports such corruptions e.g.:

Affected databases may be using either Oracle ASM or datafiles on regular Linux filesystems e.g. EXT3/4, XFS, etc.

Changes

The Oracle database is running on Oracle Linux 6/7 running as a Windows Hyper-V or Microsoft Azure guest Virtual Machine (VM).

Cause

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