Re: sqlplus "/as sysdba" giving error

From: Stefan Knecht <>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:50:55 +0100
Message-ID: <>

Just try to replace it on the fly ? Some platforms (can't remember off the top of my head if sunos is one of them) even allow relinking the binary while the instance is running. Your next connection will then start a dedicated server with the "new" binary, and you should be able to connect.


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Avadhani mys <>wrote:

> Hi Guru's
> I'm facing this problem in oracle 8i Dev database running on solaris, this
> we are facing after installing netbackup binaries. i have to do clone by
> shutting down the database to validate the netbackup.
> Please suggest should i kill the instance and relink of libraries would
> solve my problem. I checked in metalink but did not get any help.
> Please help me on this
> Thanks in advance.
> Avadhani
> bash-2.05$ sqlplus "/as sysdba"
> SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Wed Dec 24 01:30:32 2008
> (c) Copyright 2000 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
> oracle<SID>: fatal: relocation error: file
> /opt/app/oracle8i/products/817/lib/ symbol
> disableAutoMsgCacheUnload: referenced symbol not found
> ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact

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