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ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control file , ORA-00202 , ORA-2708 (Doc ID 1641802.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***

Symptoms

During upgrade the Database the Server crashed

and when trying startup the database using upgrade option

ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control file
ORA-00202: control file: '/u01/app/oracle/oradata/PROD/control01.ctl'
ORA-27086: unable to lock file - already in use
Linux-x86_64 Error: 11: Resource temporarily unavailable
Additional information: 8
Additional information: 7981

Cause

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