ORA-31644: unable to position to block number string in dump file "string"

Cause : Export or Import was unable to position its file pointer to a specific block within the dump file. This message is usually followed by device messages from the operating system.

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update : 16-08-2017

ORA-31644 - unable to position to block number string in dump file "string"
ORA-31644 - unable to position to block number string in dump file "string"

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