Detaching <FMW_HOME>/oracle_common failed with /oracle_common cannot be detached or deinstalled as it contains references to other homes

(Doc ID 2413130.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2 to 12.2 [Release 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 12.2.6 version, Patch Application Issues
Detaching <FMW_HOME>/oracle_common failed with following message:


ERROR
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Filename = DetachHome<timestamp>.log
See the following error:

INFO: Setting variable 'INVENTORY_LOCATION' to '/xxx/oracle/oraInventory'. Received the value from a code block.
INFO: Created OiicStandardInventorySession.
INFO: Setting variable 'CLUSTER_NODES' to ''. Received the value from a code block.
INFO: This home /xxx/fs2/FMW_Home/oracle_common cannot be detached or deinstalled as it contains references to other homes
INFO: Done calling doOperation.
INFO: Ending the inventory Session
INFO: Disposing the install area control objects
INFO: 'DetachHome' failed.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. ./runInstaller -detachhome ORACLE_HOME=/xxx/fs2/FMW_Home/oracle_common

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Cause

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