Upgrade fails with error: ORA-06512: at SYS.UPGRADE_SYSTEM_TYPES_TO_816 (Doc ID 1105725.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.2.0 - Release: 9.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upgrading from 9.2.0.8 to 11.1.0.7.
In the 9.2.0.8 database, there are no invalid objects.
The DBA_REGISTRY shows all of the components as Valid, and at the correct version.
Verified the Timezone files were at Version 4, before starting the migration.
The pre-upgrade script (utlu111i.sql) did not report any problems.
The dbupgdiag.sql script did not report any problems (see Note 556610.1).

Issue the startup upgrade command.
Run the catupgrd.sql script.
The log shows the following error:

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-06521: PL/SQL: Error mapping function
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UPGRADE_SYSTEM_TYPES_TO_816", line 1
ORA-06512: at line 12

Cause

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