Re: using an old oracle home

From: Hemant K Chitale <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 23:17:54 +0800
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Do you LD_LIBPATH set to specify both Oracle_Homes, the 10.1 before the 10.2 ?
If so, and if the 10.1 files are mounted, they would be used.

Hemant K Chitale

At 11:01 PM Thursday, Joe Armstrong-Champ wrote:
>We recently upgraded 1 of our applications from 10gR1 to 10gR2 (AIX
>5.3). After about a month running under 10.2 we tried to unmount the
>old file system that held the 10.1 oracle home. We couldn't unmount
>the file system because the application processes, the 10.2 listener
>and the oem agent were still 'using' it. (We used lsof to determine
>what was using the f/s.) We bounced all the appropriate processes
>but when they came back up they were still looking at the old f/s.
>In order to unmount the f/s we had to bring everything down then
>unmount it. Once we unmounted the file system everything came back
>up and has been running fine since.
>Obviously the processes weren't really using it so my question is
>what was going on to make the system think that it was?

Hemant K Chitale

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