Re: using an old oracle home

  • From: LS Cheng <exriscer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: joseph.armstrong-champ@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 19:01:51 +0100

In AIX you have to run slibclean as root to cleanup processes



On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Joe Armstrong-Champ <
joseph.armstrong-champ@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> We recently upgraded 1 of our applications from 10gR1 to 10gR2 (AIX 5.3).
> After about a month running under 10.2 we tried to unmount the old file
> system that held the 10.1 oracle home. We couldn't unmount the file system
> because the application processes, the 10.2 listener and the oem agent were
> still 'using' it. (We used lsof to determine what was using the f/s.) We
> bounced all the appropriate processes but when they came back up they were
> still looking at the old f/s. In order to unmount the f/s we had to bring
> everything down then unmount it. Once we unmounted the file system
> everything came back up and has been running fine since.
> Obviously the processes weren't really using it so my question is what was
> going on to make the system think that it was?
> Thanks.
> Joe
> --

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