Updating the Inventory Is Failing During Patching (Doc ID 438067.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Patch application is failing when it is trying to update the inventory. Getting errors similar to this -

Updating inventory...

Verifying patch...
Verifying that patch ID is in Oracle Home inventory.
INVENTORY PROBLEM: Patch 4518443 is not present in Oracle Home inventory.
Verifying copy files.

Comparing "/home/oradb/op/OPatch/4518443/files/lib/libons.so" and "/oraerp/app/product/10.1.0/db_1/lib/libons.so"

Comparing "/home/oradb/op/OPatch/4518443/files/opmn/lib/libons.so" and "/oraerp/app/product/10.1.0/db_1/opmn/lib/libons.so"
OPATCH_JAVA_ERROR: Patch was not successfully applied.
Verification of the patch failed.

ERROR: OPatch failed as verification of the patch failed.
$ exit

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If opatch is run with OPATCH_DEBUG=TRUE, the log will be similar to the one given below

Comparing "/home/oradb/op/OPatch/4518443/files/lib/libons.so" and "/oraerp/app/product/10.1.0/db_1/lib/libons.so"

CheckSum of 2 streams are 463007112 and 463007112



Comparing "/home/oraerp/op/OPatch/4518443/files/opmn/lib/libons.so" and "/oraerp/app/product/10.1.0/db_1/opmn/lib/libons.so"

CheckSum of 2 streams are 463007112 and 463007112

OPATCH_JAVA_ERROR: Patch was not successfully applied.

Cause

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