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Re: [suse-oracle] More Database 9.2 to 10.2 Upgrade Problems

Tom Corr


On Sunday 10 December 2006 22:40, you wrote:
when you installed oracle i presume you created two groups "oinstall" and
"dba". is gregw a member of the "dba" group?

then I would check that the permissions on the "oracle" binary. change
directory to ORACLE_HOME/bin

ls -l oracle

mine looks like:

-rwsr-s--x 1 oracle oinstall 108852921 2006-10-02 09:09 oracle*

> Well, still more glitches with my conversion from 9.2 to 10.2. It seems
> like as soon as I get one set of problems resolved I find something else.
> Right now, I am have the following 2 problems (neither of which occurred
> under 9.2) --
> 1) I have 2 user accounts, one called ORACLE and one called GREGW. I use
> ORACLE only for installing and upgrading ORACLE. I do all of my actual
> development work under GREGW. Under 9.2, I could start and stop the
> database, listener, and apache (ISQLPLUS) from either id and if I switched
> over to the other id I could still access everything. Under 10.2, that's
> not the case. If I start Oracle under ORACLE, then I cannot access Oracle
> under GREGW, and vice versa. In either case, if I start the database under
> one of these ids, switch to the other id, and try to log in, I get the
> following --
> ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
> ORA-27123: unable to attach to shared memory segment
> Linux Error: 13: Permission denied
> 2) I am only able to start ISQLPLUS from the ORACLE account. If I try to
> start it from GREGW, it gives me the same messages as under ORACLE, all
> indicating that it started, but it is, indeed, not started (I go to the
> ISQLPLUS port via a browser and there's nothing there). Maybe there's an
> error log somewhere, but there were no dumps written into bdump or udump
> and no messages in the alert file under bdump.
> Any help greatly appreciated.
> Greg Wallace

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