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"Opatch Failed With Error Code 73" /var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc pointing to wrong oraInventory location (Doc ID 754667.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1.0 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)
***Checked and modified for relevance on 24-may-2012***
Checked for relevance on 28-Oct-2013

Symptoms

Applying any patch on a Grid Control Agent home fails with the following error, with <patch 6780904>, for instance:

 

Cause

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