Category Archives: Startup issues

Startup issues

ORA-00704: bootstrap process failure

Bootstarp error indicates version mismatch between datafile headers and oracle binaries, which are being used to start the database. I’m starting the database using Oracle 12.1.0.2 binaries, where as datafiles are from 11.2.0.4. $ sqlplus / as sysdba SQL*Plus: Release … Continue reading

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TNS-00519: Operating system resource quota exceeded (Linux Error: 28: No space left on device)

Oracle restart stack failed to start completely (i.e. partially it was running) – Check at OS – oradb:testdb:/usr/oracle>ps -ef | grep ora oracle 23374 1 0 01:43 ? 00:00:10 /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/ohasd.bin reboot oracle 23534 1 0 01:43 ? 00:00:01 /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/cssdagent oracle … Continue reading

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Database won’t start; Problem with controlfile on NFS

After physical server reboot, database fail to start with error ORA-27086: unable to lock file – already in use. ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control fileORA-00202: control file: ‘/u02/data/testdb/control_testdb_02.ctl’ORA-27086: unable to lock file – already in useLinux-x86_64 Error: 11: Resource … Continue reading

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