Clusterware Fails to Start due to CSSD Fails to start with "Duplicate voting file found" (Doc ID 1274309.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2013

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Using Grid Infrastructure 11gR2, there is some storage change, causing device mapping changed. After correcting the device mapping, rebooting the node, Grid Infrastructure fails to start. ora.cssd fails fails with the following message everytime it tries to start:

Case I:

ocssd.log:
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2010-12-13 17:13:08.855: [ CLSF][1112013120]Opened hdl:0x2aaab0148ee0 for dev:/dev/raw/raw1:
2010-12-13 17:13:08.855: [ CSSD][1112013120]clssnmvStatusBlkInit: myinfo nodename enode1, uniqueness 1292256281
2010-12-13 17:13:08.855: [ CSSD][1112013120]clssnmvDiskAvailabilityChange: voting file /dev/raw/raw1 now online
2010-12-13 17:13:08.856: [ CSSD][1099827520]clssnmvDiskKillCheck: Aborting, killed by install operation
2010-12-13 17:13:08.856: [ CSSD][1099827520]###################################
2010-12-13 17:13:08.856: [ CSSD][1099827520]clssscExit: CSSD aborting from thread clssnmvKillBlockThread
2010-12-13 17:13:08.856: [ CSSD][1099827520]###################################

Case II:

2013-02-24 17:21:41.776: [    CSSD][17]clssnmvDiskVerify: Successful discovery of 3 disks
2013-02-24 17:21:41.776: [    CSSD][17]clssnmCompleteInitVFDiscovery: Completing initial voting file discovery
2013-02-24 17:21:41.776: [    CSSD][17]clssnmCompleteVFDiscovery: Completing voting file discovery
2013-02-24 17:21:41.777: [    CSSD][17]clssnmvDiskStateChange: state from discovered to deconfigured disk /dev/rdsk/emcpower15
2013-02-24 17:21:41.777: [    CSSD][17]clssnmvDiskStateChange: state from discovered to deconfigured disk /dev/rdsk/emcpower14
2013-02-24 17:21:41.777: [    CSSD][17]clssnmvDiskStateChange: state from discovered to deconfigured disk /dev/rdsk/emcpower13
2013-02-24 17:21:41.777: [    CSSD][17]clssnmvVerifyCommittedConfigVFs: Insufficient voting files found, found 0 of 3 configured, needed 2 voting files
2013-02-24 17:21:41.778: [    CSSD][17](:CSSNM00020:)clssnmvVerifyCommittedConfigVFs: voting file 0, id ae6026ad-91804f21-bfdc9227-aced3ee1 not found
2013-02-24 17:21:41.778: [    CSSD][17](:CSSNM00020:)clssnmvVerifyCommittedConfigVFs: voting file 1, id b848bcd9-24684fa7-bfadc40b-506de4ab not found
2013-02-24 17:21:41.778: [    CSSD][17](:CSSNM00020:)clssnmvVerifyCommittedConfigVFs: voting file 2, id 2694f601-b61d4fbb-bfee0a0c-9a32246e not found
2013-02-24 17:21:41.779: [    CSSD][17]ASSERT clssnm1.c 3375
2013-02-24 17:21:41.779: [    CSSD][17](:CSSNM00021:)clssnmCompleteVFDiscovery: Found 0 voting files, but 2 are required.  Terminating due to insufficient configured voting files
2013-02-24 17:21:41.779: [    CSSD][17]###################################
2013-02-24 17:21:41.779: [    CSSD][17]clssscExit: CSSD aborting from thread clssnmvDDiscThread
2013-02-24 17:21:41.779: [    CSSD][17]###################################

Changes

Some storage device mapping change or new LUN addition.

Cause

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