Production Database Is Not Coming Up due to ORA-235 (Doc ID 1266376.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Feb-2013***

Symptoms

Node fails to start the database.
Database startup failing with following error after unexpected failure

ORA-00235: control file read without a lock inconsistent due to concurrent update
Sat Nov 13 09:11:03 2010
Reconfiguration started (old inc 252, new inc 254)
List of nodes:
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Global Resource Directory frozen
Communication channels reestablished
Master broadcasted resource hash value bitmaps
Non-local Process blocks cleaned out

Error: Controlfile sequence number in file header is different from the one in memory
Please check that the correct mount optionsare used if controlfile is located on NFS
ARC0 (ospid: 26460): terminating the instance

 

Cause

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