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ORACLEADVM And ORACLEACFS Modules Not Loaded (Doc ID 1469444.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


During to upgrade, fails and reports "USM driver install actions failed"

The log files show that oracleadvm and oracleacfs modules are not loaded.


[root]# <Grid Infrastructure Home>/
Performing root user operation for Oracle 11g

The following environment variables are set as:
ORACLE_HOME= <Grid Infrastructure Home>


Entries will be added to the /etc/oratab file as needed by
Database Configuration Assistant when a database is created
Finished running generic part of root script.
Now product-specific root actions will be performed.
Using configuration parameter file: <Grid Infrastructure Home>/crs/install/crsconfig_params
Creating trace directory
User ignored Prerequisites during installation
OLR initialization - successful
Replacing Clusterware entries in inittab
USM driver install actions failed
<Grid Infrastructure Home>/perl/bin/perl -I<Grid Infrastructure Home>/perl/lib -I<Grid Infrastructure Home>/crs/install <Grid Infrastructure Home>/crs/install/ execution failed                           


<Grid Infrastructure Home>/bin/acfsroot install

ACFS-9300: ADVM/ACFS distribution files found.
ACFS-9312: Existing ADVM/ACFS installation detected.
ACFS-9314: Removing previous ADVM/ACFS installation.
ACFS-9315: Previous ADVM/ACFS components successfully removed.
ACFS-9307: Installing requested ADVM/ACFS software.
ACFS-9308: Loading installed ADVM/ACFS drivers.
ACFS-9321: Creating udev for ADVM/ACFS.
ACFS-9323: Creating module dependencies - this may take some time.
ACFS-9154: Loading 'oracleoks.ko' driver.
ACFS-9154: Loading 'oracleadvm.ko' driver.
FATAL: Module oracleadvm not found.
ACFS-9154: Loading 'oracleacfs.ko' driver.
FATAL: Module oracleacfs not found.
ACFS-9327: Verifying ADVM/ACFS devices.
ACFS-9156: Detecting control device '/dev/asm/.asm_ctl_spec'.
ACFS-9121: Failed to detect control device '/dev/asm/.asm_ctl_spec'.
ACFS-9310: ADVM/ACFS installation failed.
ACFS-9311: not all components were detected after the installation.
>End Command output
2012-04-19 16:30:52: <Grid Infrastructure Home>/bin/acfsroot install ... failed
2012-04-19 16:30:52: USM driver install status is 0
2012-04-19 16:30:52: USM driver install actions failed
2012-04-19 16:30:52: Running as user oracle: <Grid Infrastructure Home>/bin/cluutil -ckpt -oraclebase /u01/app/oracle -writeckpt -name ROOTCRS_ACFSINST -state FAIL
2012-04-19 16:30:52: s_run_as_user2: Running /bin/su oracle -c ' <Grid Infrastructure Home>/bin/cluutil -ckpt -oraclebase /u01/app/oracle -writeckpt -name ROOTCRS_ACFSINST -state FAIL '
2012-04-19 16:30:52: Removing file /tmp/fileLoAkil
2012-04-19 16:30:52: Successfully removed file: /tmp/fileLoAkil
2012-04-19 16:30:52: /bin/su successfully executed

2012-04-19 16:30:52: Succeeded in writing the checkpoint:'ROOTCRS_ACFSINST' with status:FAIL


Only oracleoks is shown by lsmod

[root ]# lsmod|grep oracle
oracleoks             321904  0
oracleasm              84136  1


[root]# find /lib/modules |grep oracle


/lib/modules/2.6.18-8.el5/extra/usm/oracleacfs.ko ---->correct drivers location

/lib/modules/2.6.18-194.3.1.el5/weak-updates/usm/oracleoks.ko -->no symlinks created


Modules are successfully loaded using insmod (manual)

[root ]# lsmod|grep oracle
oracleoks             321904  0
oracleasm              84136  1

[root ]# /sbin/insmod oracleadvm.ko
[root ]# /sbin/insmod oracleacfs.ko

[root ]# lsmod|grep oracle
oracleacfs           1670360  0
oracleadvm            260320  0
oracleoks             321904  2 oracleacfs,oracleadvm
oracleasm              84136  1

Jun  6 10:16:23 kernel: ADVMK-00001: Module load succeeded. Build information:  (LOW DEBUG) - USM_11. built on 2011/08/04 10:28:15.
Jun  6 10:16:38 kernel: ACFSK-0037: Module load succeeded. Build information:   (LOW DEBUG) USM_11. 2011/08/04 10:32:50

[root ]# uname -a
Linux 2.6.18-238.1.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Jan 4 13:32:19 EST 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux



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