During Concurrent Multiple Instance Startup for a Single RDBMS Home 11gR2 Process SMCO died - ORA-27140: Attach To Post/wait Facility Failed for one or More Instances: Restart is fine (Doc ID 2225042.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

During patching, 11gR2 databases sharing a single home encounter the  following errors during the concurrent startups of more than one database/instance.

 

 

Changes

First instance startups after patching: In particular a conflict occurs with multiple processes while concurrently updating more than one database from the single home .

Cause

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