Re: DB Restarts during Upgrade

From: Frank Gordon <>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:56:42 +0100
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How did you tell Oracle Restart not to start this database automatically?

srvctl ???


On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 10:50 AM Charlotte Hammond <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm running a manual 11g to 18c upgrade:
> Oracle Restart 19.7
> Source Home
> Target Home
> I have shutdown the database using srvctl from the 11g home.
> I have started the database using sqlplus from the 18c home in upgrade
> mode.
> I have started the upgrade using dbupgrade.
> Then, a few minutes in and for no apparent reason, as can be seen in
> ohasd.trc, Oracle Restart tries to restart the database from the old 11g
> home, whilst dbupgrade is still running.
> It seems to start (although an ORA-600[kccsbck_first] is logged), and
> hilarity ensues. Ultimately the upgrade fails with CRS-5702 (resource
> already running) at a point where it attempts to do a restart.
> My question is: why does Oracle Restart attempt to bring up the database
> which was cleanly shutdown before the upgrade?
> I've used this approach on dozens of other databases without problems, and
> running dbupgrade again on this one seems to work fine too.
> Thank you!
> Charlotte


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