Re: LRM-00109 could not open paramete file '/opt/oracle/product/9.2.0/dbs/initoracl1.ora' on 9i rac

From: Martin Berger <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:57:03 +0200
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Hi Sundar,

even I doesn't know a reason why it asks for initorcl1.ora and initorcl2.ora, I'd suggest to create these 2 files with only this line within it:


Am 30.06.2009 um 04:37 schrieb sundar mahadevan:

> Hi Gurus,
> I'm setting up a test 9i rac. I was running on spfile at
> /var/opt/oracle/orcl/orcl/spfileorcl.ora (shared location for a 2 node
> rac) . I also noticed that the show parameters spfile returned
> /var/opt/oracle/orcl/orcl/spfileorcl.ora (note it is just
> spfileorcl.ora and not spfileorcl1.ora/spfileorcl2.ora. I was setting
> up transparent application failover when i had problems with
> local_listener and remote_listener. I had to eventually create pfile
> from spfile and delete the values related to local_listener and
> remote_listener. And then i restart the database with respective
> pfile. pfile were located in
> /opt/oracle/product/9.2.0/dbs/initorcl1.ora (node1) and
> /opt/oracle/product/9.2.0/dbs/initorcl2.ora (node2). Database startup
> fine with pfiles. And then when i try to create a spfile, it creates 2
> spfiles on respective dbs directories that is
> /opt/oracle/product/9.2.0/dbs/spfileorcl1.ora (node1) and
> /opt/oracle/product/9.2.0/dbs/spfileorcl2.ora (node2) . Before the
> issue began, the spfile was a single file in
> /var/opt/oracle/orcl/orcl/spfileorcl.ora (shared location) . I copy
> one of the spfileorcl1.ora and rename it to be spfileorcl.ora and
> startup the database bouncing back with the above said error. It asks
> me for both initorcl1.ora and initorcl2.ora. I do not know how to club
> the two spfiles and create a single spfile. Searched the internet but
> nothing seems to match my issue. Doono what i'm missing here. Any help
> is greatly appreciated. Please help.
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