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Re: can't create database

From: <candi.boyle_at_siemens.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 12:14:47 -0800
Message-ID: <F001.0056818F.20030312121447@fatcity.com>


I've had this problem on linux. Best and fastest solution: reboot the server. There is a memory issue preventing you from starting oracle. I just had it happen about 2 minutes ago on an upgrade to 9i. Reboot, and now I can start the db.

-Candi

On Wed, 2003-03-12 at 12:07, Schwerdtfeger, Christoph wrote:
> Am Mit, 2003-03-12 um 17.20 schrieb Ray Stell:
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 07:19:53AM -0800, Schwerdtfeger, Christoph
wrote:
> > > Am Mit, 2003-03-12 um 10.28 schrieb Christoph Schwerdtfeger:
> > > > Am Die, 2003-03-11 um 19.47 schrieb Alan Davey:
> > > > > I had the same error message on NT with Oracle 9.2 recently.
> > > > >
> > > > > The first problem was that the init_sid.ora file was created a
directory different from where the db create scripts were looking for it. The second problem was that one of the init parameters was for Enterprise Edition and I was installing Standard Edition.
> > > > >
> > > > > Both problems resulted in the message of 'not connected to
oracle'.
> > > > >
> > > > > Come to think of it, I don't think I've ever had a version of the
DB Creation wizard work without getting some error.
> > > > > --
> > > > >
> > > > > Alan Davey
> > > > > adavey_at_competitrack.com
> > > > > 718-482-4200 x106
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 3/11/2003 12:44 PM, Stahlke, Mark
<mstahlke_at_denvernewspaperagency.com> wrote:
> > > > > >RE: LMT monitoring
> > > > > >Is this on Linux?
> > > > > >If yes, then it sounds like you need to install the glibc stubs
patch.
> > > > > >If no, then I don't know what the problem might be.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >-----Original Message-----
> > > > > >From: Milen Pankov [mailto:m_pankov_at_hotmail.com]
> > > > > >Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 10:00 AM
> > > > > >To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> > > > > >Subject: can't create database
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >can't create a database with oracle 8.1.7.
> > > > > >the installation went fine, but when i start dbassist on the 2%
of
> > > > > >the
> > > > > >database creation it tels me:
> > > > > >"not connected to oracle".
> > > > > >any ideas?
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Please see the official ORACLE-L FAQ: http://www.orafaq.net
> > > >
> > > > Hi there.
> > > >
> > > > I have a similiar problem with Oracle 9.2.0.1.0 under Linux (Debian,
> > > > Woody, Kernel 2.4.20-686-smp).
> > > > The installation worked fine - at least no error message was shown,
> > > > but when I start the dbca to create a database, I get an ORA-03113.
> > > > I've searched over the internet (newsgroups and webpages), but I
didn't
> > > > find a solution for my problem.
> > > > I searched for the libc-patch, but I think it's deprecated for
Oracle
> > > > 9i.
> > > > Many ppl said, like you, I just should generate the scripts with the

> > > > wizard and create the database manually, so I did - or at least I
tried.
> > > >
> > > > So, I just wanted to test, if the login works, but it didn't.
> > > > Is startet "sqlplus /nolog" and tried "connect SYS/change_on_install
as
> > > > SYSDBA" ("conn / as SYSDBA" has the same effect, ORACLE_SID set as
said
> > > > in the script) and I get:
> > > >
> > > > Connected to an idle instance.
> > > >
> > > > Ok, I think this is just normal and I tried to start the database
using
> > > > "startup nomount pfile="Correct path to init.ora";
> > > >
> > > > And then, all I get is an ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication
> > > > channel
> > > >
> > > > If I try to do a "conn /" afterwards, I get
> > > > ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
> > > > ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
> > > > Linux Error: 2: No such file or directory
> > > >
> > > > Any suggestions, what could be wrong? I installed the Enterprise
> > > > Version, so it can't be an Enterprise setting ... it has to be a
problem
> > > > in the "init.ora", right?
> > > >
> > > > System specs if required:
> > > > Pentium II, 800 (2x - multi processor)
> > > > 1024MB RAM
> > > > 4GB Swap
> > > > 19GB diskspace free
> > > > Debian Linux (woody)
> > > > Kernel 2.4.20-686-smp
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Christoph Schwerdtfeger <schwerdtfeger_at_softconcept.net>
> > > >
> > > > SoftConcept GmbH
> > > > Borriesstrasse 35
> > > > D-32257 B?nde
> > > >
> > > > Tel: (05223) 4970-20
> > > > E-Mail: schwerdtfeger_at_softconcept.net
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Please see the official ORACLE-L FAQ: http://www.orafaq.net
> > >
> > > Ok, I just deinstalled Oracle 9i and installed 8.1.7 which ran - after
> > > applying the patch - without any problems ... dunno why.
> > > Maybe I should try to apply the 8.1.7-glibc patch to the 9i?
> >
> >
> > Try Oracle 9.2.0. I have installed it on many linux platforms
> > without any tricks. I think you said you were using 9.0.x.
> > I never had any desire to go there, so I don't know what
> > may be at issue.
> >
>
> I AM using Oracle 9.2.0 - or trying to use it.
> As I wrote, Oracle 8i (8.1.7) worked without any problems, but 9i
> (9.2.0.1.0 - EE) is a pain in the a$$.
>
> I do it the same way as with the 8.1.7.
> I don't have any problems during the installation (ok, a problem with
> the ins_ctx.mk, but this is fixed by adding "$(LDLIBFLAG)dl").
> I use the dbca to create a script for the database and login via
> "sqlplus /nolog" and do a "conn / as sysdba" and I get a
> Connected to an idle instance
>
> But, if I try to "startup nomount pfile="...";", I get an ORA-03113.
>
> I have applied the 8.1.7-glibc patch at the 9.2.0 version of Oracle,
> just for testing, but it didn't change anything.
> I've also done a "relink /all" ... didn't help.
>
> This is my init.ora:
>
> db_block_size=8192
> db_cache_size=25165824
> db_file_multiblock_read_count=16
>
> open_cursors=300
>
> control_files=("/home/oracle/oradata/sc/control01.ctl",
> "/home/oracle/oradata/sc/control02.ctl",
> "/home/oracle/oradata/sc/control03.ctl")
>
> db_domain=""
> db_name=sc
>
> background_dump_dest=/home/oracle/admin/sc/bdump
> core_dump_dest=/home/oracle/admin/sc/cdump
> user_dump_dest=/home/oracle/admin/sc/udump
>
> # I tried to comment this one out, didn't changed
> # a thing
> timed_statistics=TRUE
>
> dispatchers="(PROTOCOL=TCP) (SERVICE=scXDB)"
>
> hash_join_enabled=TRUE
> query_rewrite_enabled=FALSE
> star_transformation_enabled=FALSE
>
> java_pool_size=83886080
> large_pool_size=8388608
>
> # I raised the shared_pool_size, but with no luck.
> shared_pool_size=83886080
>
> # My /proc/sys/kernel/sem:
> # 500 32000 500 500
> # So this shouldn't be a problem
> processes=150
>
> fast_start_mttr_target=300
>
> remote_login_passwordfile=EXCLUSIVE
>
> pga_aggregate_target=25165824
> sort_area_size=524288
>
> # Tried to set the compatibility
> # to 8.1.0 ... didn't work ...
> compatible=9.2.0.0.0
>
> undo_management=AUTO
> undo_retention=10800
> undo_tablespace=UNDOTBS1
>
> Any help would be greatly apreciated.
> Thanks in advance
>
> --
> Christoph Schwerdtfeger <schwerdtfeger_at_softconcept.net>
>
> SoftConcept GmbH
> Borriesstrasse 35
> D-32257 BŁnde
>
> Tel: (05223) 4970-20
> E-Mail: schwerdtfeger_at_softconcept.net
>
> --
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> --
> Author: Schwerdtfeger, "Christop
> INET: schwerdtfeger_at_softconcept.net
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