Tuesday, October 28, 2008

ORA-09968: scumnt: unable to lock file

# PROBLEM :-
# unable to mount Oracle 9i standby database using the same ORACLE_HOME as the primary

alter database mount
Mon Oct 27 18:53:03 2008
scumnt: failed to lock /opt/oracle/product/9.2.0.4/dbs/lkDB1 exclusive
Mon Oct 27 18:53:03 2008
ORA-09968: scumnt: unable to lock file
Linux Error: 11: Resource temporarily unavailable
Additional information: 32061

# SOLUTION :-
# add the following to init.ora and restart
lock_name_space=db2