Creating New DB Using DBCA After Apply A Patchset Fails With ORA-1092 While The Upgraded Database Works Fine

(Doc ID 471765.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After patching  the database from a base release (i.e with a patchset (i.e upgrading the existing database using DBUA works fine.

But when trying to create a new database using DBCA getting an error saying DB has to open in
Upgrade mode, with the following error at the user session(DBCA):

ORA-1092 :Oracle instance terminated.

The following error is in the alert.log.

Mon Dec 17 07:02:38 2007
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/admin/orcl/udump/orcl_ora_3889.trc:
ORA-00704: bootstrap process failure
ORA-39700: database must be opened with UPGRADE option


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