Re: Bad value in SPFILE. . . Database won't come up

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Subject: Re: Bad value in SPFILE. . . Database won't come up
Posted by:  Peter Sylvester (peters_no_spam_please@mitre.org)
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004

I had something similar happen on a Solaris box after there was a crash
or power outage, and the spfile evidently got corrupted. Replacing with
a good old fashion init.ora fixed it (and no more spfiles for me!).

--Peter

Forte Agent wrote:
> One of my database is refusing to be started on Windows 2000,
> complaining a parameter value in SP file is invalid.  I tried to
> modify the parameter value using "alter system set xxxx=xxxx
> scope=spfile", but of course, it refuses to update it saying database
> is not up.  So basically, I am stuck.  What should I do to change this
> value in SPFILE so that I can open it?  Thank you in advance.

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Bad value in SPFILE. . . Database won't come up posted by Forte Agent on Tue, 27 Jan 2004