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Error during installation phase when upgrading from oracle 10 to 11g

hi,

We have going to upgrade oracle 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.3 in SAP ECC 6.4(DB:oracle, OS:AIX6.1). By mistake I run RUNINSTALLER from wrong path oracle/stage/11203 /database instead of SAP folder.it gives some error message during installation but i continue to installation and installation is completed.

now i worried about error and and wrong path selection, i removed manually new oracle home folder 112_64 and continue to new installation from proper path but now i am getting below error when running RUNINSTALLER from SAP folder

"[INS-10008] Session Initialization failed".and log are  as


    ERROR)   -  Oracle Database software installation finished with errors.

    . The Oracle executable <OH>/bin/oracle is empty or does not exist.

    . Possible cause(s): link error, installation was cancelled or interrupted, or fatal error.

  1. . (INFO)    -  Fatal error occurred during installation


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  • Sep 13, 2014 at 03:13 PM

    Hi Pawan,

    If I see the error only and forget that you have done wrong or your failed attempts, my 1st reaction for this error is missing GCC rpms and lost links.

    Better you use file system and database backup to build it again and then upgrade oracle.

    Regards

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  • Sep 13, 2014 at 06:35 PM

    Like I have said in the other thread you need to first delete the contents under /oracle/SID/11203 and start the installation as described in the Oracle upgrade guide.

    https://websmp208.sap-ag.de/~sapdownload/011000358700003520252006E/win_ora_upgrade_v50.pdf

    Regards

    RB

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