LRM-109: Could Not Open Parameter File

(Doc ID 734930.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are trying to startup the database and you are receiving errors as follows:

SQL> startup
ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
LRM-00109: could not open parameter file '/u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1/dbs/init+fdrp1.ora' 
SQL>


The key to identifying this problem is init+fdrp1.ora. 

NOTE:
The + sign included in the name would indicate an ASM file.

Cause

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