OPatch Detecting Wrong Platform Id for Install of Patch (Doc ID 292946.1)

Last updated on JULY 30, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.6 to 9.2.0.6 [Release 9.2]
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Installation of Interim patches via OPatch once 9.2.0.6 is installed

This impacts several platform. To date, HP-UX, Solaris 64-bit and AIX 5L

Checked for relevance on 22-Sep-2008


Symptoms

After installing 9.2.0.6 you can no longer install Interim patches. OPatch fails with the following error:

For example, OPatch detects your platform as 2 while this patch nnnnnnn supports platforms:
59 (HP 9000 Series HP-UX (64-bit))

Changes

You installed 9.2.0.6. Once installed, OPatch fails installing any Interim patch


Cause

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