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Database Patching issues and resolutions that I have experienced

These are some of the issues I have experienced when patching Oracle databases. Issue A You have stopped the databases,ASM and listener but when you run the opatch auto you may see the following in the log:

If you

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Standalone Oracle Database Patching with ASM

Some Useful links: Information Center: Patching and Maintaining Oracle Database Server/Client Installations (Doc ID 1351428.2) Introduction to Oracle Recommended Patches (Doc ID 756388.1) Oracle Recommended Patches — Oracle Database (Doc ID 756671.1) Quick Reference to Patch Numbers for Database PSU,

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ERROR: -14(asmlib /opt/oracle/extapi/64/asm/orcl/1/libasm.so version failed with 2

So you have decided to patch your OS, after patching you cannot start the ASM, when you look into the alert log for the ASM you see the following: Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid/log/diag/asm/+asm/+ASM/trace/+ASM_rbal_5702.trc: ORA-15183: ASMLIB initialization error [driver/agent not installed]

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