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ORA-00704 bootstrap process failure tips

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonJanuary 18, 2015

Question:  I am getting the ORA-00704 error:

error 704 detected in background process
ORA-00704: Message 704 not found; No message file for product=RDBMS, facility=ORA

ORA-01565: error in identifying file 'D:\Oracle\oradata\GWATERT\O1_MF_SYSTEM_7J8MWXF8_.DBF'

ORA-27041: unable to open file
OSD-04002: unable to open file

Answer:  The oerr shows this action for your ORA-00704 error.  The ORA-00704 is a "noise error, that points to another error:

ORA-00704: bootstrap process failure

Cause: An error occurred when processing bootstrap data. Refer to the accompanying messages for more information about the cause of the problem.

Action: Correct the problems mentioned in the other messages. If the problem persists, contact customer support.


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