RAC Database Instance Fails To Start After Old (Unrelated) Oracle Home Was Removed

(Doc ID 1461910.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


o RAC cluster with multiple RDBMS software homes (10.2/11.1)
o after de-installing one of the RDBMS homes, a database instance running out of another RDBMS home crashes
o trying to restart the instance fails with error

 o this only happens on the  node from which the installer was run, instances on other nodes are not impacted


 De-installation of an unrelated software home


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