OpenVMS: Warning: Oracle Executable Binary Mismatch Detected. (Doc ID 851068.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.3 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

Checked for relevance on 9-Feb-2011.

-- Problem Statement:

This message is found in the alert.log repeatedly:

WARNING: Oracle executable binary mismatch detected.
Binary of new process does not match binary which started instance
issue alter system set "_disable_image_check" = true to disable these messages

This message can be found in the bdump area of the affected database in a file like this:
<NODENAME>_<DBNAME>_FG_ORACLE_000.trc

WARNING: Oracle executable binary mismatch detected.
Binary of new process does not match binary which started instance
issue alter system set "_disable_image_check" = true to disable these messages
startup image information
iid info sz=315953152 inode=31812 ts=0x49a5871f
current process image information
iid info sz=315953152 inode=2060258416 ts=0x4a38da64
set _disable_image_check = TRUE to disable this check


Cause

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