An error was reported during PSU upgrade: OPatch failed with error code 73

When performing a patch upgrade, the following error is reported
/u01/app/oracle/grid/OPatch/ OPatch auto /soft/psu/gipsu/18706472/ -oh /u01/app/oracle/grid/ -ocmrf /u01/app/oracle/grid/ ocm/bin/ ocm.rsp


2014-07-22 16:28:58: For /u01/app/oracle/grid, patch /soft/psu/gipsu/18706472 opatch minimum version check failed

2014-07-22 16:28:58: opatch version check failed with the following error

2014-07-22 16:28:58: Oracle Temporary Patch Installer Version

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Oracle Home: /u01/app/ Oracle /grid

Central inventory:/u01/app/oraInventory

from: /u01/app/oracle/grid/oraInst.loc

OPatch version:

OUI version:

Log file location:/u01/app/oracle/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2014-07-22_16-28-57PM_1.log

Call the utility “checkminimumopatchversion”.

ZOP-49: prereq cannot be executed. opatch cannot tell if the patch meets the minimum version requirements.

PatchObject constructor: Input file “/soft/psu/gipsu/18706472/etc/config/actions” or “/soft/psu/gipsu/18706472/etc/config/inventory”.

” does not exist.

UtilSession failed: PatchObject constructor:Input file “/soft/psu/gipsu/18706472/etc/config/actions” or “/soft/psu/gipsu/18706472/”.

etc/config/inventory” does not exist.

OPatch failed, error code 73


2014-07-22 16:28:58: /u01/app/oracle/grid’s opatch version check status is 0

2014-07-22 16:28:58: Opatch version check for oracle home /u01/app/oracle/grid fails

2014-07-22 16:28:58: Opatch version check fails

2014-07-22 16:28:58: Update failed opatch version of home, then retry


To patch a new version of Opatch, put the latest version of Opatch under ORACLE_HOME and GI_HOME respectively, and then use the Opatch car command.

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