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" -patch" failed to write the checkpoint:'with status:FAIL.Error Code Is 256 during "relink" (Doc ID 1469981.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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Trying to start the ASM instance manually results below error

node1 [+ASM1]-> sqlplus '/ as sysasm'
SQL*Plus: Release Production on Mon Jul 7 11:00:35 2014
Copyright (c) 1982, 2011, Oracle.  All rights reserved.
Connected to an idle instance.
SQL> startup
ORA-00439: feature not enabled: Real Application Clusters

Relinking the clusterware binaries on Node2 failed to bring up the cluster stack on the same node.

During the relink process , fails with below error

# perl -patch
Using configuration parameter file: ./crsconfig_params
CRS-4123: Oracle High Availability Services has been started.
Failed to write the checkpoint:'' with status:FAIL.Error code is 256
Oracle Grid Infrastructure stack start initiated but failed to complete at line 11486.


Relinking the CRS binaries.


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