Upgrade Retry Failed With "crsctl set crs activeversion ... failed" Following a Failed Upgrade Attempt to 11gR2 GI

(Doc ID 1176853.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2012

Applies to:

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


After the first failed attempt to upgrade CRS from to, downgrade to is successful, CRS is up and running in release. Retry the CRS upgrade from to, rootupgrade.sh went fine on node 1, but failed on node 2:

[root@node2 grid]# ./rootupgrade.sh
Started to upgrade the OCR.
CRS-1112: Failed to set the Oracle Clusterware operating version
CRS-4000: Command Set failed, or completed with errors.
/oracle/app/oracle/product/11gR2/grid/bin/crsctl set crs activeversion ... failed         <<<<
CRS-4535: Cannot communicate with Cluster Ready Services
CRS-4000: Command Add failed, or completed with errors.
Command return code of 1 (256) from command: /oracle/app/oracle/product/11gR2/grid/bin/crsctl add type ora.registry.acfs.type -basetype ora.local_resource.type -file /oracle/app/oracle/product/11gR2/grid/crs/template/registry.acfs.type
add ora.registry.acfs.type ... failed
Preparing packages for installation...
Configure Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster ... failed
Updating inventory properties for clusterware
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...


The previous upgrade failed due to concurrent running of rootupgrade.sh. After downgrade and restore OCR back to status, retry CRS upgrade to


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