Applying Patch Fails as Copy Failed for crsctl.bin as EM dbconsole was not Stopped (Doc ID 1472242.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to apply Patch Set Update, the following error is reported in the opatch log

ApplySession failed in system modification phase... 'ApplySession::apply failed: Copy failed from '/oracle/backup/11.2.0.3/files/bin/crsctl.bin' to '/oracle/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/crsctl.bin'...
'

Restoring "/oracle/app/11.2.0/grid" to the state prior to running NApply...
Checking if OPatch needs to invoke 'make' to restore some binaries...
OPatch was able to restore your system. Look at log file and timestamp of each file to make sure your system is in the state prior to applying the patch.

NApply restored the home. Please check your ORACLE_HOME to make sure:
  - files are restored properly.
  - binaries are re-linked correctly.
(use restore.[sh,bat] and make.txt (Unix only) as a reference. They are located under
"/oracle/app/11.2.0/grid/.patch_storage/NApply/2012-06-29_21-47-13PM"

UtilSession failed: ApplySession failed in system modification phase... 'ApplySession::apply failed: Copy failed from '/oracle/backup/11.2.0.3/files/bin/crsctl.bin' to '/oracle/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/crsctl.bin'...
'
Log file location: /oracle/app/11.2.0/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2012-06-29_21-47-13PM_1.log

OPatch failed with error code 73

Changes

Patch installation

Cause

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