Re: using an old oracle home

From: <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 15:37:23 +0000
Message-ID: <>

I've seen this before. Make sure your listener.ora does not point to log locations in the old file system. Re-run lsof looking for files that are open in the old file system.


On Jan 21, 2010 9:01am, 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?

> Thanks.

> Joe

> --


Received on Thu Jan 21 2010 - 09:37:23 CST

Original text of this message