Oracle Restart: GI Upgrade From 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 Fails With INS-40406 (Doc ID 1953932.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error encountered while upgrading Oracle Restart from 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2:

 

Installation log: 

INFO: getInstallOption: UPGRADE
INFO: isCRSConfigured: false
INFO: isHAConfigured: true
INFO: isLocalCSSConfigured: false
INFO: existingCRSOrLocalCSSVersion: 12.1.0.1.0
SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-40406] The Installer has not detected an existing Oracle Grid Infrastructure software on the system.

 

Turned on installer tracing with the <note 1056322.1> and found that 12.1.0.1 CVU was executed in screen output: 

[pool-1-thread-1] [ 2014-12-11 14:23:51.871 EST ] [RemoteExecCommand.printIvarValues:824] Ivar values:
[pool-1-thread-1] [ 2014-12-11 14:23:51.872 EST ] [RemoteExecCommand.printIvarValues:827] m_cmd -->/tmp/CVU_12.1.0.1.0_oracle/exectask.sh
[pool-1-thread-1] [ 2014-12-11 14:23:51.872 EST ] [RemoteExecCommand.printIvarValues:832] m_args -->null

 

Cause

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