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Is my database using SPFILE or PFILE?

How do I know whether my database is using SPFILE or PFILE?

How do I know whether my database is using SPFILE or PFILE (means any database views or something)?
In SQL*Plus, issue "SHOW PARAMETER spfile." If the value returned is NULL, a PFILE was used to start the database. If the value was non-null, the indicated SPFILE was used.

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