OpenVMS: CRS (Clusterware) Is Not Starting - Could not access crsstart.
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 25-Apr-2013***
Running Oracle 10gR2, release 10.2.0.4 CRS/RAC on a two node OpenVMS cluster
Attempts to start CRS fail with messages similar to the following:
$ INIT_CRS START
Preparing Oracle Cluster Ready Services (CRS):
Oracle Cluster Synchronization Service starting by user request.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access DISK$USER:[GIHRAC.node1.oracle.scls_scr.node1.GIHRAC]crsstart.
Similarly, errors are reported when using the ENABLE/DISABLE options of INIT_CRS
$ INIT_CRS ENABLE
Failure at scls_scr_setval with code 8
Internal Error Information:
Other: id doesnt exist scls_scr_setval
Depending on the circumstances, you may also see similar errors reported in the ocssd.log file
located in ORA_ROOT:[log.<nodename>.cssd]
Other: id doesnt exist scls_scr_getval
Someone may have deleted files from the directories used by CRS/RAC for storing work files.
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