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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Berkshire, UK

    Unanswered: Listener won't start after 9i to 10g upgrade

    On a windows 2000 box I have been running 9i for ages

    I have installed 10g and I can't get the listener to start.

    I have done exactly the same on 8 other servers now with no problem so I'm not sure why it's not working.

    I have installed into a oracle new home, I have checked all the environment variables and none are pointing at the 9i home, I have set TNS_ADMIN to the 10g home but still doesn't work.

    What is very strange is it is logging to the 9i directory but using the 10g listener.ora .... any ideas why this is?

    I've got to get this working by tomorrow evening :o(

    This is the error log :

    TNSLSNR for 32-bit Windows: Version - Production on 05-JAN-2008 23:50:24

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    System parameter file is C:\oracle\ora10g\network\admin\listener.ora
    Log messages written to c:\oracle\ora92\network\log\listener.log
    Trace information written to c:\oracle\ora92\network\trace\listener.trc
    Trace level is currently 0

    Started with pid=2992
    TNS-12557: TNS:protocol adapter not loadable
    TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
    TNS-00527: Protocol Adapter not loadable
    Last edited by robert xr4x4; 01-05-08 at 21:28.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Where the Surf Meets the Turf @Del Mar, CA
    Provided Answers: 1
    I know for a fact that if you accept the common defaults (port=1521,etc.),
    then no listener.ora file is required for a V10 instance.

    I suggest that you rename all listener.ora file out of the way & try again.

    IMO, it the V9 listener.log file is being updated, then the V9 listener is REALLY, REALLY the one being invoked.

    HTH & YMMV!
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