Thinking Out Loud

August 12, 2019

Obvious But Not For Oracle Obviously

Filed under: 12c — mdinh @ 6:38 pm

While dropping RAC database, I found error ORA-01081: cannot start already-running ORACLE – shut it down first from dbca log.

Looking up error: Cause is obvious

$ oerr ora 01081
01081, 00000, "cannot start already-running ORACLE - shut it down first"
// *Cause:  Obvious
// *Action:

Here is the process for 12.1.0:

$ ps -ef|grep pmon
oracle   41777     1  0 Aug09 ?        00:00:30 asm_pmon_+ASM2

$ srvctl config database
DBFS

$ srvctl status database -d DBFS -v
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Instance DBFS1 is not running on node node1
Instance DBFS2 is not running on node node2
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

$ dbca -silent -deleteDatabase -sourceDB DBFS
Connecting to database
9% complete
14% complete
19% complete
23% complete
28% complete
33% complete
38% complete
47% complete
Updating network configuration files
48% complete
52% complete
Deleting instances and datafiles
66% complete
80% complete
95% complete
100% complete
Look at the log file "/u01/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/dbca/DBFS.log" for further details.

$ cat /u01/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/dbca/DBFS.log
The Database Configuration Assistant will delete the Oracle instances and datafiles for your database. 
All information in the database will be deleted. Do you want to proceed?
Connecting to database
DBCA_PROGRESS : 9%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 14%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 19%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 23%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 28%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 33%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 38%
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
ORA-01081: cannot start already-running ORACLE - shut it down first
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
DBCA_PROGRESS : 47%
Updating network configuration files
DBCA_PROGRESS : 48%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 52%
Deleting instances and datafiles
DBCA_PROGRESS : 66%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 80%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 95%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 100%
Database deletion completed.

$ srvctl config database
$
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