Shutdown Oracle Processes

I need to shutdown all of the Oracle processes before upgrading from oracle 9.2.0.1 to 9.2.0.6. I stopped the listener and shutdown the database. I typed ps -ef | grep ora to see what processes were running. But I don't know how to stop them before starting the upgrade. Could someone provide instructions? Thanks!
sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAsked:
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liddlerCommented:
depends on the process.  
the full list of oracle processes would be
ps -fu oracle
Assuming you are logged in as oracle, you will have at least one shell process (sh, ksh, csh etc) and you may see the grep process.
If you can print the list here, we may be able to help you decide which processes need stopping, however, stopping the listener and database should be enough.

in Solaris 8 / 9 you can use
pkill -U oracle
to kill all of oracle's processes, but this may not be necessary
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I didn't realize that the other processes that I saw was due to there being 2 databases. When I shut down the second database I only saw the two processes that you mentioned:

 oracle  1200  1189  0 12:25:48 pts/6    0:00 ps -ef
  oracle  1189  1186  0 12:21:14 pts/6    0:00 -ksh

Thanks!
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sikyalaSenior Database AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I thought everything was fine but when I run the Universal installer to upgrade Oracle I get an error:

The following processes needs to be shutdown before continuing:

DefaultCluster_ClientHandler

How do I shutdown this process?

I issued the command pkill -U oracle
However, it did not kill the above mentioned process.

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