what does the log file say ? did u check them for any errors ? I would also have a look at the parallel load.
Disabling partitions of indexes using:
alter index .. modify partition ... unusable;
is a technique I've used reasonably successfully when loading partitions of large tables. You have to issue the command "alter session set skip_unusable_indexes=true" before you can insert into the table. I believe this can also be done from sqlloader - there is a control file parameter SKIP_UNUSABLE_INDEXES.
The only problem is that you load into a table which has had a primary or unique key index disabled. It only works for ordinary indexes.
If you're loading a partition from scratch, the better approach is generally to load a separate table with the same structure as the partitioned table and then swap the partition with the table.
[Edited by nealh on 09-26-2001 at 04:47 AM]
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