• From: <amit.sharma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle.tutorials@xxxxxxxxx>, <adolph.tony@xxxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 12:36:01 +0100

You mentioned some problem with spfile/pfile, about migrating from 10g to 9i in 
another email. Is it the same spfile you are talking about?








-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On 
Behalf Of DBA Deepak
Sent: 17 October 2005 12:33
To: NEW; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: PFILE from SPFILE

The control_file entry in the pfile created from spfile looks like

On 10/17/05, NEW < adolph.tony@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 

Hi Deepak,
RE 1:  as a previous post just noted, in RAC configurations, the * is replaced 
by the instance number for the database.
RE 2:  the ? is ORACLE_HOME, not BASE
RE 3:  looks dodgy to me, what's the control_files entry in the new pfile that 
was just created from the spfile?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: DBA Deepak  <mailto:oracle.tutorials@xxxxxxxxx> 

To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 

Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 12:12 PM
Subject: PFILE from SPFILE

Hi All,
When I created a pfile from spfile the pfile has lines like the following....
I have a few doubts regarding that.
1> Why *. is there before each line.
2> Why the locations of the dumps as well as the control files have ?\ prefixed.
3> Even when i use sho parameter control_file it shows the ?
Please help me in understanding the above.


Oracle DBA 


Oracle DBA 

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