The error message :
The opatch minimum version check for patch /oradata/patches_oracle_software/13696242_GI_DB/13696242/custom/server/13696242 failed for /product/11gR2/db_1 The opatch minimum version check for patch /oradata/patches_oracle_software/13696242_GI_DB/13696224 failed for /product/11gR2/db_1 Opatch version check failed for oracle home /product/11gR2/db_1 Opatch version check failed update the opatch version for the failed homes and retry
Cause : upgrade also the OPatch from the Oracle database software .
See also the oracle metalink below for other possible causes OPatch Version Check Failed While Applying 126.96.36.199 GI Bundle Patch [ID 1308858.1]
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 - Release: 11.2 to 11.2 Information in this document applies to any platform. While using OPatch 220.127.116.11.5 to try to apply an 18.104.22.168 GI bundle, OPatch fails with the following errors: OPatch 22.214.171.124.5 is a valid OPatch version to use when applying 126.96.36.199 GI bundles In this specific case, the 188.8.131.52 GI bundle patch was unzipped in /u01/app/grid/stage and the following files/directories were unpacked: Earlier GI bundle patch README.html states the following: As this instruction is not 100% clear, the customer executed the following which is wrong: Later GI bundle patch README.html will have the following instead: Apply the 184.108.40.206 GI patch bundle by running this command: NOTE: The above command is just an example. If the 220.127.116.11 GI patch bundle is unzipped in a different directory on your server, you need to pass that directory name to the 'opatch auto' command.