Re: Install patch BEFORE creating databases

From: Cristian Cudizio <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 03:13:53 -0700 (PDT)
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On 25 Lug, 11:50, Michael Schmarck <> wrote:
> Hi.
> On a Solaris 10 Sparc 64bit system, I did a "software only" install
> of Oracle Now I'd like patch it to But how
> do I do that?
> I ran "runInstaller" from the patch and pointed it to the directory
> where I installed the Oracle software. But then I get
> an error message telling me, that there already is such a directory.
> And if I specify some empty directory, OUI tells me, that there's
> nothing to patch in this directory.
> Is it possible to install the patch if there's no database
> yet available?
> Thanks a lot,
> Michael

I've not understood well what goes wrong to you but i can assure you that you can do that.
I've made it a lot of times, it saves you time to patch the catalog of the existing database.

 Cristian Cudizio Received on Fri Jul 25 2008 - 05:13:53 CDT

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