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applying patch 5117106 fails [message #209977] Mon, 18 December 2006 17:36 Go to next message
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im trying to install oracle patch 5117106 which I have done so many times in differente servers solaris 5.8 and oracle 10GR2 today in this server which is the same as other servers e.g. os and db it fails with these errors, now the files in question are in place
Any help would be great

SEVERE:OPatch invoked as follows: 'apply '
Oracle Home : /opt/oracle/product/10g
Central Inventory : /opt/oracle_8.1.7/product/oraInventory
from : /opt/oracle/product/10g/oraInst.loc
OPatch version :
OUI version :
OUI location : /opt/oracle/product/10g/oui
Log file location : /opt/oracle/product/10g/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch-2006_Dec_1

INFO:Starting ApplySession at Mon Dec 18 12:01:33 EST 2006
INFO:Starting Apply Session at Mon Dec 18 12:01:33 EST 2006
SEVERE:OUI-67075:Failed to load the patch object. Possible causes are:
The specified path is not an interim Patch shiphome
Meta-data files are missing from the patch area
Patch location = /opt/oracle
Details = PatchObject constructor: Input file "/opt/oracle/etc/config/actions"
or "/opt/oracle/etc/config/inventory" does not exist.

SEVERE:OUI-67073:Apply Session failed: PatchObject constructor: Input file "/opt
/oracle/etc/config/actions" or "/opt/oracle/etc/config/inventory" does not exist
INFO:System intact, OPatch will not attempt to restore the system
INFO:Finishing ApplySession at Mon Dec 18 12:01:33 EST 2006
INFO:Total time spent waiting for user-input is 0 seconds. Finish at Mon Dec 18
12:01:33 EST 2006
INFO:Stack Description: java.lang.RuntimeException: PatchObject constructor: Inp
ut file "/opt/oracle/etc/config/actions" or "/opt/oracle/etc/config/inventory" d
oes not exist.
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.PatchObject.<init>(PatchObject.java:1201)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.PatchObjectUtil.loadPatch(PatchObjectUtil.java:10
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.ApplySession.loadAndInitPatchObject(ApplySession.
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.ApplySession.process(ApplySession.java:4541)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.OPatchSession.main(OPatchSession.java:966)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.OPatch.main(OPatch.java:513)
Re: applying patch 5117106 fails [message #209980 is a reply to message #209977] Mon, 18 December 2006 18:05 Go to previous message
Mahesh Rajendran
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Seems there are several ORACLE_HOME in the same server.
Are all the ORACLE_HOMEs installed by the same user (including the current ORACLE_HOME= /opt/oracle/product/10g )?
If different users are used to install, did you check the read/write persmssions on the said files?

Seems there is a problem with central inventory.
I am not sure.
Enable the debug and apply the patch. Look into the logfiles for mismatch.

And raise a TAR.

[Updated on: Mon, 18 December 2006 18:07]

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