ASM Diskgroup Can Not Be Shown When Creating Database With DBCA (Doc ID 1269734.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Generic UNIX
Generic Linux

Symptoms

The diskgroups can not be shown when ASM was selected to store the database during create database with dbca. The dbca trace file shows the following:

[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.333 CST ] [DiskGroupsPanel.initialize:221] Loading Data in the Table..
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.334 CST ] [DiskGroupDataSource.loadData:308] Load the data from the datasource
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.334 CST ] [ASMUtils.loadDiskGroups:633] sql to be executed:=select NAME||'|'||round(TOTAL_MB)||'|'||round(USABLE_FILE_MB)||'|'||nvl(TYPE, 'DBCA_NULL')||'|'||STATE from v$asm_diskgroup order by NAME using sqlengine <============== this is the query to get diskgroup informaiton.
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.334 CST ] [OracleHome.getVersion:877] OracleHome.getVersion called. Current Version: null
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.339 CST ] [InventoryUtil.getOUIInvSession:347] setting OUI READ level to ACCESSLEVEL_READ_LOCKLESS
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.339 CST ] [OracleHome.getVersion:896] Homeinfo /app/11.2.0/grid,1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.339 CST ] [Version.isPre:274] version to be checked 11.2.0.1.0 major version to check against10
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.339 CST ] [Version.isPre:285] isPre.java: Returning FALSE
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.340 CST ] [OCR.loadLibrary:308]
......
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.540 CST ] [SQLEngine.done:2148] Done called
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2010-11-22 19:11:51.540 CST ] [ASMUtils.loadDiskGroups:713] ORA-01034: ORACLE not available <== error reported.

Changes

Fresh installation of 11.2 database using ASM.

Cause

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