Opatch Failed With "Unable to lock Central Inventory. error code 73"
Last updated on JUNE 02, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 188.8.131.52
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Running "opatch lsinventory" reports the following error:
Unable to lock Central Inventory. OPatch will attempt to re-lock.
Do you want to proceed? [y|n]
User Responded with: N
Unable to lock Central Inventory. Stop trying per user-request?
LsInventorySession failed: Unable to lock Central Inventory. Stop trying per user-request?
OPatch failed with error code 73
In /etc/oraInst.loc, it provides the "inventory_loc" like
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