OHASD Failed to Start: Inappropriate ioctl for device (Doc ID 1069182.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After successful installation of 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure (aka CRS), root.sh fails with following:


..
Creating trace directory
LOCAL ADD MODE
Creating OCR keys for user 'grid', privgrp 'oinstall'..
Operation successful.
CRS-4664: Node node1 successfully pinned.
Adding daemon to inittab

ohasd failed to start: Inappropriate ioctl for device
ohasd failed to start: Inappropriate ioctl for device at /ocw/grid/crs/install/roothas.pl line 296.
Oracle root script execution aborted!
CRS-4639: Could not contact Oracle High Availability Services

OR

CRS-4124: Oracle High Availability Services startup failed

OR

CRS-0715: Oracle High Availability Service has timed out waiting for init.ohasd to be started

 

Cause

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