My Oracle Support Banner

11GR2 GRID INFRASTRUCTURE INSTALLATION FAILS WHEN RUNNING ROOT.SH ON NODE 2 OF RAC USING ASMLIB (Doc ID 1059847.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Checked for relevance on *** 11-APR-2013***
Checked for relevance on *** 12-SEP-2014 ***

Symptoms


While installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure with ASM, root.sh ran successfully in first node,
but fails on the second node.

Error example

1. root.sh failed on second node with following errors
-------------------------------------------------------
DiskGroup <DG_NAME> creation failed with the following message:
ORA-15018: diskgroup cannot be created
ORA-15072: command requires at least 1 regular failure groups, discovered only 0


Configuration of ASM failed, see logs for details


2. rootcrs_nodename.log
-----------------------
2010-02-03 13:40:43: Configuring ASM via ASMCA
2010-02-03 13:40:43: Executing as oracle: <GI_HOME>/bin/asmca -silent -diskGroupName <DG_NAME> -diskList ORCL:<DG_NAME> -redundancy EXTERNAL -configureLocalASM
2010-02-03 13:40:43: Running as user oracle: <GI_HOME>/bin/asmca -silent -diskGroupName <DG_NAME> -diskList ORCL:<DG_NAME> -redundancy EXTERNAL -configureLocalASM
2010-02-03 13:40:43: Invoking "<GI_HOME>/bin/asmca -silent -diskGroupName <DG_NAME> -diskList ORCL:<DG_NAME> -redundancy EXTERNAL -configureLocalASM" as user "oracle"
2010-02-03 13:40:51: Configuration of ASM failed, see logs for details

3. On the 2nd node
/etc/oratab files shows +ASM1, rather than +ASM2

4. The following commands on the 2nd node show the ASM disk information correctly
/etc/init.d/oracleasm listdisks
/etc/init.d/oracleasm scandisks
ls -ltr /dev/oracleasm/disks


Changes

 

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.