Re: 10g Database not starting after applying patch

From: ddf <>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 08:49:05 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 12, 10:28 am, "oracle, old sherwoodian" <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I initially installed version of the database and then
> applied the patch successfully.
> Now i cannot get the database started. I get this error:
> ORA-12505: TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in
> connect descriptor (DBD ERROR: OCIServerAttach)
> I've not changed anything. If fact, i made a copy of the listner.ora
> and tnsname.ora file and they both are identical.
> Please help.
> Girish.

Are you trying to start this database remotely?

Explain EXACTLY what you are doing, and post the steps you're executing to try to start your database.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Tue May 12 2009 - 10:49:05 CDT

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