OHASD Failed to Start: Inappropriate ioctl for device

(Doc ID 1069182.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2018

Applies to:

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


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

Creating trace directory
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


CRS-4124: Oracle High Availability Services startup failed


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



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