E.2.  Patch the Database Engine

The following is the interaction during the patch application

  1. C:\4300317\DB_8.1.7.4> cscript //nologo patch.js

  2. You are installing DB_8.1.7.4 component for ORACLE_HOME C:\oracle\o817

    Are you ready to Continue ? [N] =>

    Y

  3. Installing DB_8.1.7.4 component for ORACLE_HOME C:\oracle\o817

    The backup directory already exists.

    Do you want to Continue [N] =>

    Y

  4. Backing up Mandatory Install Files

    Installing Mandatory files from patch to appropriate directories

  5. Backing up Optional Install Files

    Installing Optional files from patch to appropriate directories

  6. Installing New files from patch to appropriate directories

  7. Patch Installation Completed, please inspect for any errors during patch install and verify against the known issuses section the Pre-installation Notes.

    There is no "known issues section" in the README.html that came with the patch. Also, there is no log file generated during the patch install. Consequently, only place to inspect for errors is on the DOS window itself.