Patches required for upgrade to z/Os 1.8 and higher (Doc ID 443384.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Operating System Dependent Interface - Version 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
IBM z/OS on System z
Add ***Checked for relevance on 27-Dec-2010***
IBM z/OS (OS/390)


Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
After upgrade to z/os 1.8, startup of the database fails with:

SQL> SQL> Connected to an idle instance.
SQL> ORACLE instance started.
ORA-24324: service handle not initialized
ORA-24323: value not allowed
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel
SQL> Disconnected

Other problem symptoms that may also be observed

S0C4 abend
ORA-3135




Changes

Upgrade to z/OS 1.8 and higher

Cause

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