'ocrconfig -add' to Add OCR Failed on 11.2. procr_replace_dev: failed to replace device (32) (Doc ID 1395354.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.2 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are doing ocrconfig -add command to add an OCR. There is a rebalance process going on.

The ocrconfig -add hanged initially and then crashed the clusterware.

ocrconfig_<pid>.log file
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Oracle Database 11g Clusterware Release 11.2.0.2.0 - Production Copyright
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2011-10-15 00:01:45.244: [ OCRCONF][1]ocrconfig starts...
2011-10-15 00:14:39.575: [ OCRMSG][1]prom_recv: Failed to receieve [12]
2011-10-15 00:14:39.575: [ OCRMSG][1]GIPC error [12] msg [gipcretConnectionLost]
2011-10-15 00:14:39.575: [ OCRAPI][1]procr_replace_dev: failed to replace device (32)
2011-10-15 00:14:39.575: [ OCRCONF][1]Failed to replace the OCR device. OCR error:[PROC-32: Cluster Ready Services on the local node is not running
Messaging error [gipcretConnectionLost] [12]]
2011-10-15 00:14:39.575: [ OCRCONF][1]Failure in replacing ocr device (32)
2011-10-15 00:14:39.575: [ OCRCONF][1]Exiting [status=failed]...


crsd.log
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2011-10-15 00:01:48.824: [ OCRRAW][24]propriogid: Retrying buffer read from another mirror for disk group [+DG_DATA1] for boot block at offset [0]
2011-10-15 00:01:48.826: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: Block from mirror #1 is same as buffer passed
2011-10-15 00:01:48.828: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: Block from mirror #2 is same as buffer passed
2011-10-15 00:01:48.828: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: Total 2 mirrors detected
2011-10-15 00:01:48.828: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: Block from mirror #1 same as block from mirror #2
2011-10-15 00:01:48.828: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: 2 mirrors found in this disk group.
2011-10-15 00:01:48.828: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: The buffer passed matches the buffers read from all 2 mirrors.
2011-10-15 00:01:48.828: [ OCRASM][24]proprasmres: Need to invoke checkdg. The buffer passed matches with buffer from all mirrors.
[ OCRMAS][15]th_master: Received group private data event. Incarnation [1]
[ OCRMAS][15]th_master: Received group private data event. Incarnation [2]
[ OCRMAS][15]th_master: Received group private data event. Incarnation [3]


Changes

System was upgraded to 11.2 where ASM diskgroup can hold Voting files and OCR.

Cause

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