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Error after 8.1.6 database startup

I run Oracle 8.1.6 on Compaq Tru64 Server. I shutdown the database immediate option. When starting it up I had this error:

"SVRMGR> connect internal
Connected.
SVRMGR> startup
ORACLE instance started.
Total System Global Area                        483508648 bytes
Fixed Size                                          94632 bytes
Variable Size                                   288321536 bytes
Database Buffers                                131072000 bytes
Redo Buffers                                     64020480 bytes

ORA-01990: error opening password file '/u01/app/oracle/product/8.1.6/dbs/orapw' SVRMGR>"

I tried to recreate a new password file after deletion of the old. But this problem keeps coming up. What should I do?
If all you need to do is to start the database, you can remove the presence of the password file from startup by modifying your INIT.ORA. Simply comment out the REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORDFILE parameter. When you attempt to start the database, it will no longer look for the password file.

But you probably want that password file. So you must use the ORAPWD utility to create it. It must have the file name above and be in the above location, otherwise the instance won't find it.

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