When SQL*Loader must discontinue a direct path or conventional path load before it is finished, some rows have probably already been committed or marked with savepoints. To continue the discontinued load, use the
SKIP parameter to specify the number of logical records that have already been processed by the previous load. At the time the load is discontinued, the value for
SKIP is written to the log file in a message similar to the following:
Specify SKIP=1001 when continuing the load.
This message specifying the value of the
SKIP parameter is preceded by a message indicating why the load was discontinued.
Note that for multiple-table loads, the value of the
SKIP parameter is displayed only if it is the same for all tables.