AIX:Online Patching fails if MPROTECT_TXT=OFF is set (Doc ID 1611615.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2.0 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

Online Patching fails with the below error message

Installing and enabling the online patch ‘bug13004894.pch’, on database ‘sPb23Sb’.

Online patch ‘bug13004894.pch’ apply failed on database instance ‘sPb23Sb’ : “Patching Not supported

Patching Not supported

The following actions have failed:
Apply of Online Patch failed on some SIDs.

Do you want to proceed? [y|n]

n
User Responded with: N
OPatch failed: ApplySession failed in system modification phase... 'ApplySession::apply failed: Apply of Online Patch failed on some SIDs.
'
OPatch will attempt to restore the system...
Restoring the Oracle Home...
Disabling and removing online patch 'bug13004894.pch', on database 'sPb23Sb'

Online patch 'bug13004894.pch' rollback failed on database instance 'sPb23Sb' : "Patching Not supported

Patching Not supported

"

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.
Log file location: /grdbms/64bit/patchdb/app/oracle/product/p11203b/cfgtoollogs/opatch/13004894_Jan_02_2014_10_18_10/apply2014-01-02_10-18-10AM_1.log

OPatch failed with error code 102

Cause

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