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Upgrade to 19c Failed With CatctlDie - Unexpected error encountered in catctlGetUpgLockFile - Unable to lock file /tmp/xxxxxxxxxxxx_catctl.dat (Doc ID 2804887.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 19.11.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upgrading from 12c to 19c failed with catctlDie error
 

Unexpected error encountered in catctlMain; Error Stack Below; exiting
Died at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 9193.
at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 9193.
main::catctlDie("\x{a}Unexpected error encountered in catctlGetUpgLockFile; Exitin"...) called at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 10776
main::catctlGetUpgLockFile() called at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 3901
main::catctlLogon() called at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 1427
main::catctlMain() called at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 1375
eval {...} called at $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catctl.pl line 1373

 

catcon::set_log_file_base_path: catcon: See [$ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoollogs/<SID>/upgrade20210905011601/catupgrdcdbroot*.log] files for output generated by scripts

catcon::set_log_file_base_path: catcon: See [$ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoollogs/<SID>/upgrade20210905011601/catupgrdcdbroot_*.lst] files for spool files, if any

Log file directory = [$ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoollogs/<SID>/upgrade20210905011601]

Unexpected error encountered in catctlGetUpgLockFile; Exiting due to another upgrade process running.
Unable to lock file /tmp/<SID>_catctl.dat
Resource temporarily unavailable

 

Cause

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