Re: 10g Database not starting after applying patch

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Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 09:43:00 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 12, 11:28 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.

Why would anyone be applying the patchset when has been available for so long? is supposed to be "out soon" ...

Let me guess you are running oracle on windows and don't have a static ip address or you haven't configured the loopback adaptor or your listener is not running? Received on Tue May 12 2009 - 11:43:00 CDT

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