OHASD fails to start on SuSE 11 SP2 on IBM: Linux on System z (Doc ID 1476511.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
IBM: Linux on System z
11.2.0.3
SLES 11 SP2

Symptoms

On SLES 11 SP2 when running root.sh as part of a Grid Infrastructure Installation for either Single Instance (Oracle Restart) or Cluster (CRS) ohasd fails to start.

On SLES 11 SP1 with exactly the same configuration - ohasd starts successfully when root.sh is run.

error messages similar to:

 

(From a CRS Failing Installation)

Adding Clusterware entries to inittab
ohasd failed to start
Failed to start the Clusterware. Last 20 lines of the alert log follow:
2012-07-17 17:56:41.257
[client(12722)]CRS-2101:The OLR was formatted using version 3.
2012-07-17 17:56:41.821
[client(12742)]CRS-1001:The OCR was formatted using version 3.
[client(12778)]CRS-10001:CRS-6021: No msg for has:crs-6021 [l][unlimited]

ohasd failed to start at /u01/grid/11.2.0.3/crs/install/roothas.pl line 365, <ALERTLOG> line 5.

 

or

(From an Oracle Restart Failing Installation)

[ohasd(63543)]CRS-0715:Oracle High Availability Service has timed out waiting for init.ohasd to be started.
2012-07-17 13:19:23.490
[client(3598)]CRS-2101:The OLR was formatted using version 3.
2012-07-17 13:19:25.110
[client(3619)]CRS-1001:The OCR was formatted using version 3.
[client(3656)]CRS-10001:CRS-6021: No msg for has:crs-6021 [l][unlimited]
[client(3657)]CRS-10001:CRS-6021: No msg for has:crs-6021 [n][65536]

ohasd failed to start at install/roothas.pl line 365, <ALERTLOG> line 22.

Changes

 SLES 11 SP1 to SLES 11 SP2

Cause

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