We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Oracle 10g Issue "ORA-01242: data file suffered media failure:"

bml104 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We have a oracle database server that we can no longer get in. The service "oracleDBConsole" will not start.

in my alert file i have the following error

ORA-01242: data file suffered media failure:

When i login to sql plus it gives me the error

"ORA-01033: Oracle initialization or shutdown in progress"

Did I mention i have no future experiance with oracle?
Watch Question
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE