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Sep 20, 2007 at 05:11 PM

Oracle + Linux64 + ReiserFS = total nightmare?

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Hello All,

We have a number of boxes running on Linux64 with filsystem ReiserFS and using Oracle DB. Absolutely standart configuration. And we have a huge amount of issues with data corruption. Like Oracle can occasionaly stops with messgaes - datafile corruption, redologs get corrupted, etc. Or, they just get hunged. Today, when we did a test for XI system failover, one of controlfiles get corrupted.

Storage is fine, our heavy R/3 boxes (number of Oracle DB's more than 4TB each) running on HP900/IA64 on HP-UX use same shared storage and no issues at all.

But Linux boxes are keep us busy all the time! We tried to use -notail option without success. I read everything on OSS and Metalink - nothing I can use. SAP told that current configuration should work fine. No futher reccomendations from them.

Anybody have idea what to do next? If you're use similar configuration, please leave me a note how is it. Our coffe machines going to be broken soon because of owernight consumption! 😊

What we running on:

Linux ######### 2.6.5-7.202.7-smp #1 SMP Tue Nov 29 14:32:53 UTC 2005 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

LSB Version: core-2.0-noarch:core-2.0-%:graphics-2.0-noarch:graphics-2.0-x86_64

Distributor ID: SUSE LINUX

Description: SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 (x86_64)

Release: 9

Codename: n/a

SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 (x86_64)

VERSION = 9

PATCHLEVEL = 2

Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.2.0 - 64bi

PL/SQL Release 10.2.0.2.0 - Production

CORE 10.2.0.2.0 Production

TNS for Linux: Version 10.2.0.2.0 - Production

NLSRTL Version 10.2.0.2.0 - Production

I appreciate any input. Good, bad, whatever. We running out of ideas already.