root.sh Fails on the First Node for 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure Installation

(Doc ID 1191783.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2013

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Multiple nodes cluster, installing 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure for the first time, root.sh fails on the first node.

<GRID_HOME>/cfgtoollogs/crsconfig/rootcrs_<node1>.log shows:

2010-07-24 23:29:36: Configuring ASM via ASMCA
2010-07-24 23:29:36: Executing as oracle: /opt/grid/bin/asmca -silent -diskGroupName OCR -diskList ORCL:VOTING_DISK1,ORCL:VOTING_DISK2,ORCL:VOTING_DISK3 -redundancy NORMAL -configureLocalASM
2010-07-24 23:29:36: Running as user oracle: /opt/grid/bin/asmca -silent -diskGroupName OCR -diskList ORCL:VOTING_DISK1,ORCL:VOTING_DISK2,ORCL:VOTING_DISK3 -redundancy NORMAL -configureLocalASM
2010-07-24 23:29:36: Invoking "/opt/grid/bin/asmca -silent -diskGroupName OCR -diskList ORCL:VOTING_DISK1,ORCL:VOTE_DISK2,ORCL:VOTE_DISK3 -redundancy NORMAL -configureLocalASM" as user "oracle"
2010-07-24 23:29:53:Configuration failed, see logfile for details


$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/asmca/asmca-<date>.log shows error:

ORA-15018 diskgroup cannot be created
ORA-15017 diskgroup OCR_VOTING_DG cannot be mounted
ORA-15003 diskgroup OCR_VOTING_DG already mounted in another lock name space


This is a new installation, the disks used by ASM are not shared on any other cluster system.

Changes

New installation.

Cause

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