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11.2.0.3 GI Standalone Upgrade Problem - Failed to write the checkpoint:'' with status:FAIL.Error code is 256 (Doc ID 1438428.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Generic Linux
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.0
***Checked for relevance on 21-Aug-2013***

Symptoms

Grid Infrastructure 11.2.0.3 upgrade failed on rootupgrade.sh

 

# $GRID_HOME/crs/install/roothas.pl
Using configuration parameter file: ./crsconfig_params
Creating trace directory
Failed to create or upgrade OLR
Failed to write the checkpoint:'ROOTCRS_OLR' with status:FAIL.Error code is 256
Failed to write the checkpoint:'' with status:FAIL.Error code is 256
Failed to create or upgrade OLR at crsconfig_lib.pm line 7436.

AND/OR

# $GRID_HOME/crs/install/roothas.pl -deconfig -force
Using configuration parameter file: ./crsconfig_params
CRS-4639: Could not contact Oracle High Availability Services
CRS-4000: Command Stop failed, or completed with errors.
CRS-4639: Could not contact Oracle High Availability Services
CRS-4000: Command Delete failed, or completed with errors.
CRS-4544: Unable to connect to OHAS
CRS-4000: Command Stop failed, or completed with errors.
ACFS-9200: Supported
Successfully deconfigured Oracle Restart stack

 

 

2012-03-19 14:35:58: /u02/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/ocrconfig -local -upgrade failed with error: 1
2012-03-19 14:35:58: Failed to create or upgrade OLR
2012-03-19 14:35:58: Running as user oracle: /u02/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/cluutil -ckpt -oraclebase /u01/app/oracle -writeckpt -name ROOTCRS_OLR -state FAIL
2012-03-19 14:35:58: s_run_as_user2: Running /bin/su oracle -c ' /u02/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/cluutil -ckpt -oraclebase /u01/app/oracle -writeckpt -name ROOTCRS_OLR -state FAIL '
2012-03-19 14:35:58: Removing file /tmp/fileoen1Tj
2012-03-19 14:35:58: Successfully removed file: /tmp/fileoen1Tj
2012-03-19 14:35:58: /bin/su exited with rc=1   -----> HERE

2012-03-19 14:35:58: Failed to write the checkpoint:'ROOTCRS_OLR' with status:FAIL.Error code is 256   -----> HERE
2012-03-19 14:35:58: ###### Begin DIE Stack Trace ######
2012-03-19 14:35:58: Package File Line Calling
2012-03-19 14:35:58: --------------- -------------------- ---- ----------
2012-03-19 14:35:58: 1: main roothas.pl 206 crsconfig_lib::dietrap
2012-03-19 14:35:58: 2: crsconfig_lib crsconfig_lib.pm 7436 main::__ANON__
2012-03-19 14:35:58: 3: main roothas.pl 298 crsconfig_lib::olr_initial_config
2012-03-19 14:35:58: ####### End DIE Stack Trace #######

2012-03-19 14:35:58: '' checkpoint has failed
2012-03-19 14:35:58: Running as user oracle: /u02/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/cluutil -ckpt -oraclebase /u01/app/oracle -writeckpt -name -state FAIL
2012-03-19 14:35:58: s_run_as_user2: Running /bin/su oracle -c ' /u02/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/cluutil -ckpt -oraclebase /u01/app/oracle -writeckpt -name -state FAIL '
2012-03-19 14:35:59: Removing file /tmp/file0blkJG
2012-03-19 14:35:59: Successfully removed file: /tmp/file0blkJG
2012-03-19 14:35:59: /bin/su exited with rc=1   -----> HERE

2012-03-19 14:35:59: Failed to write the checkpoint:'' with status:FAIL.Error code is 256   -----> HERE





Changes

Grid Infrastructure 11.2.0.3 upgrade from 11.2.0.2 or 11.2.0.1

Cause

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Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 A)  Therefore PAM settings needs to be checked:
 B)  Also, the following PAM files need to be checked:
 C)  Then, after making the above changes, the following commands can be re-run:
References


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