Datapatch Errors: Bootstrapping Registry Terminated Prior to Completion (Catcon.pm Line 6149 )

(Doc ID 1994116.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

 Datapatch in Database release 12c fails with following error while running post-installation scripts of patches ( PSU / One – off’s )

$ ./datapatch -prereq -verbose
SQL Patching tool version 12.2.0.0.0 on Fri Feb 20 02:45:38 2015
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Connecting to database…OK
catcon: ALL catcon-related output will be written to /tmp/sqlpatch_catcon__catcon_4886.lst
catcon: See /tmp/sqlpatch_catcon_*.log files for output generated by scripts
catcon: See /tmp/sqlpatch_catcon__*.lst files for spool files, if any
Bootstrapping registry and package to current versions…A process terminated prior to completion.
Review the /tmp/sqlpatch_catcon_*.log files to identify the failure
Died at /u02/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/db_1/rdbms/admin/catcon.pm line 6149.

 

Cause

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