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RE: Working, middle of night

From: Philip West <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 13:31:48 +0100
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carry out a shutdown abort. it may be that you have another session open and the database will not close untiul it disconnects.

shutdown abort


shutdown normal

you will then know that it is shut down ok

Phil West - Impex IT ltd
Unix Sys Admin and Oracle Financials DBA Services

[ all opinions, unless otherwise stated, are personal and subject to change without reason or warning ! ]

-----Original Message-----
From: Linda Hagedorn [] Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2000 1:16 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L Subject: RE: Working, middle of night

This is regarding shutdown. After ALTER DATABASE RENAME 21 files, I shutdown the database and am still waiting for it to finish (over 10 minutes). I'd like it to come down faster, or be able to check that it isn't hung up. I logged into another session and tried to SHUTDOWN IMMEDIATE, but the command was not permitted as the database was in the process of shutting down?

Is there a way to see the status of a closing/shuting down instance? Would it be recommended to kill it from Unix?

Thanks, LInda

Author: Linda Hagedorn

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