11gR2 "crsctl query css votedisk" Fails "'css' is an invalid argument"

(Doc ID 1149723.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


11gR2 "crsctl query css votedisk" fails:

  • Screen output:
$GRID_HOME/bin/crsctl query css votedisk
Parse error:
  'css' is an invalid argument

Brief usage:
  crsctl query has releaseversion

  crsctl query has softwareversion
     Lists the version of Oracle Clusterware software installed on the local node

  crsctl query wallet -type <wallet_type> [-name <name>] [-user <user_name>]
     Check if the designated wallet or user exists
     wallet_type     Type of wallet i.e. APPQOSADMIN, APPQOSUSER or APPQOSDB.
     name            Name is required for APPQOSDB wallets.
     user_name       User to be queried from wallet.

For complete usage, use:
    crsctl [-h | --help]
For detailed help on each command and object and its options use:
    crsctl <command> <object> -h  For example, crsctl relocate resource -h

  • $GRID_HOME/log/$HOST/client/crsctl.log
2010-07-17 15:59:52.699: [ default][3689956416]utgdv:2:ocr loc file /etc/oracle/ocr.loc cannot be opened. errno 2


2010-07-13 07:17:58.235: [ default][2288109984]utgdv: Could not find occonfig_loc property or ocrconfig_loc pointing to nothing
[ default][2288109984]Error retrieving OLR configuration. Return [5]. procr_get_conf rc [41] error buffer [Error retrieving olrconfig_loc property.]
[  CRSCTL][2288109984]Command::initStatic: clsugetconf failed with return code 5, status 1
2010-07-13 07:17:58.236: [  CRSCTL][2288109984]Command::checkConfig: clsugetconf returned unknown status

The issue could prevent CRS from being upgraded to 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure
  • Screen output of rootupgrade.sh
Stopping CSSD.
Shutting down CSS daemon.
Shutdown request successfully issued.
Shutdown has begun. The daemons should exit soon.
Unable to get voting file list for upgrade, return code 1
CRS-4046: Invalid Oracle Clusterware configuration.
CRS-4000: Command Get failed, or completed with errors.
Cannot complete the upgrade without the voting file list at /ocw/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_lib.pm line 9166.

  • $GRID_HOME/cfgtoollogs/crsconfig/rootcrs_$HOSTNAME.log
2010-07-12 12:19:16: Obtaining the existing voting disks
2010-07-12 12:19:16: Unable to get voting file list for upgrade, return code 1
2010-07-12 12:19:16: CRS-4046: Invalid Oracle Clusterware configuration.
2010-07-12 12:19:16: CRS-4000: Command Get failed, or completed with errors.
2010-07-12 12:19:16: ###### Begin DIE Stack Trace ######
2010-07-12 12:19:16:     Package         File                 Line Calling
2010-07-12 12:19:16:     --------------- -------------------- ---- ----------
2010-07-12 12:19:16:  1: main            rootcrs.pl            300 crsconfig_lib::dietrap
2010-07-12 12:19:16:  2: crsconfig_lib   crsconfig_lib.pm     9166 main::__ANON__
2010-07-12 12:19:16:  3: main            rootcrs.pl            414 crsconfig_lib::getUpgradeConfig
2010-07-12 12:19:16: ####### End DIE Stack Trace #######


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