rootupgrade.sh Hangs During Grid Infrastructure Upgrade to 11gR2

(Doc ID 1446226.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upgrade Oracle Standalone Grid Infrastructure from 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3, rootupgrade.sh is hanging at:

2012-03-27 15:45:24: Executing cmd: /bin/su oraoxy -c "/oragrid/product/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/asmca -silent -upgradeLocalASM"


$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/asmca/asmca_<timestamp>.log shows:

[main] [ 2012-03-27 15:45:28.954 CDT ] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:192] Returning from RunTimeExec.runCommand
[main] [ 2012-03-27 15:45:28.955 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logInfo:143] ASMSNMP password is null, prompting
<< no more message after this.


Please note, above example given for standalone GI 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 upgrade, the problem could also happen for Grid Infrastructure from pre-11.2 to 11.2 upgrade or to 12c upgrade.

See <BUG 16749410> - RUNCONFIG.SH FAILS WHEN UPGRADING ASM FROM 11.1 TO 11.2 which is still under investigation.

Cause

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