11gR2 GI root.sh Fails With: The commandline is not formed properly. Please type "asmca -h" to get the command line syntax. (Doc ID 1481141.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Adding a new node to an 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure cluster, addNode.sh succeeded without any issues, however, root.sh fails:

 

CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'db-server92' succeeded

The commandline is not formed properly. Please type "asmca -h" to get the command line syntax.

Configuration of ASM ... failed
see asmca logs at /home/grid/cfgtoollogs/asmca for details
Did not succssfully configure and start ASM at /ocw/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_lib.pm line 6778.
/ocw/grid/perl/bin/perl -I/ocw/grid/perl/lib -I/ocw/grid/crs/install /ocw/grid/crs/install/rootcrs.pl execution failed

The following is expected normally:  
 
CRS-4402: The CSS daemon was started in exclusive mode but found an active CSS daemon on node wirac1f, number 1, and is terminating
An active cluster was found during exclusive startup, restarting to join the cluster 

 

2012-08-05 13:20:25: Executing cmd: /ocw/grid/bin/crsctl start resource ora.cssd -init -env CSSD_MODE=-X                   ##>> Starting GI in exclusive mode
2012-08-05 13:20:45: Command output:
>  CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.mdnsd' on 'db-server92'
>  CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.mdnsd' on 'db-server92' succeeded
>  CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.gpnpd' on 'db-server92'
>  CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.gpnpd' on 'db-server92' succeeded
>  CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'db-server92'
>  CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.gipcd' on 'db-server92'
>  CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'db-server92' succeeded
>  CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.gipcd' on 'db-server92' succeeded
>  CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssd' on 'db-server92'
>  CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.diskmon' on 'db-server92'
>  CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.diskmon' on 'db-server92' succeeded
>  CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'db-server92' succeeded                                    ##>> This is WRONG, ora.cssd can only be started in exclusive mode if GI on all other nodes are down
>End Command output
..
2012-08-05 13:20:48: Executing cmd: /bin/su grid -c "/ocw/grid/bin/asmca -silent -configureLocalASM -au_size 1"
2012-08-05 13:20:48: Command output:

>  The commandline is not formed properly. Please type "asmca -h" to get the command line syntax.
>  
>End Command output
2012-08-05 13:20:48: Configuration of ASM ... failed

 

2012-08-05 13:20:30.736: [    CSSD][3623183152]clssscmain: Starting CSS daemon, version 11.2.0.3.0, in (exclusive) mode with uniqueness value 1344187230
..
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]clssnmvDiskVerify: Successful discovery of 0 disks
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]clssnmCompleteInitVFDiscovery: Completing initial voting file discovery
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]clssnmvFindInitialConfigs: No voting files found
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]clssnmCompleteVFDiscovery: Completing voting file discovery
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]clssnmvVerifyCommittedConfigVFs: Insufficient voting files found, found 0 of 0 configured, needed 1 voting files
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]clssnmCompleteVFDiscovery: Committed configuration for CIN 0:1344187235:0                 ##>> cssd is able to start in exclusive mode on new node as it discovered 0 voting disks
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]  misscount          30    reboot latency      3
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]  long I/O timeout  200    short I/O timeout  27
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]  diagnostic wait     0  active version 11.2.0.3.0
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][1107970368]  Listing unique IDs for 0 voting files:
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    CSSD][3623183152]clssnmOpenGIPCEndp: opening cluster listener on gipc://db-server92:nm_su-dbclust01
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [GIPCHGEN][3623183152] gipchaInternalRegister: Initializing HA GIPC
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [GIPCHGEN][3623183152] gipchaNodeCreate: adding new node 0x2aaaac257540 { host '', haName 'CSS_su-dbclust01', srcLuid 22f2755e-00000000, dstLuid 00000000-00000000 numInf 0, contigSeq 0, lastAck 0, lastValidAck 0, sendSeq [0 : 0], createTime 1893724, sentRegister 0, localMonitor 0, flags 0x1 }
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    GPNP][3623183152]clsgpnp_Init: [at clsgpnp0.c:585] '/ocw/grid' in effect as GPnP home base.
2012-08-05 13:20:35.824: [    GPNP][3623183152]clsgpnp_Init: [at clsgpnp0.c:619] GPnP pid=28305, GPNP comp tracelevel=1, depcomp tracelevel=0, tlsrc:ORA_DAEMON_LOGGING_LEVELS, apitl:0, complog:1, tstenv:0, devenv:0, envopt:0, flags=0
2012-08-05 13:20:35.827: [    GIPC][3623183152] gipcCheckInitialization: possible incompatible non-threaded init from [clsgpnp0.c : 769], original from [clsssc.c : 970]

 

 

[main] [ 2012-08-05 13:20:48.754 EDT ] [Usmca.execute:135]  oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.cli.UsmcaCmdLineParser.checkCurrentDiskGroup(UsmcaCmdLineParser.java:1305)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.cli.UsmcaCmdLineParser.process(UsmcaCmdLineParser.java:843)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.Usmca.execute(Usmca.java:131)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.Usmca.main(Usmca.java:369)
[main] [ 2012-08-05 13:20:48.754 EDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:173]  SEVERE:method oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.Usmca:execute
[main] [ 2012-08-05 13:20:48.754 EDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:174]  The commandline is not formed properly. Please type "asmca -h" to get the command line syntax.
[main] [ 2012-08-05 13:20:48.755 EDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:175]  oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.exception.InvalidCmdLineArgException: The commandline is not formed properly. Please type "asmca -h" to get the command line syntax.
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.cli.UsmcaCmdLineParser.checkCurrentDiskGroup(UsmcaCmdLineParser.java:1305)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.cli.UsmcaCmdLineParser.process(UsmcaCmdLineParser.java:843)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.Usmca.execute(Usmca.java:131)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.Usmca.main(Usmca.java:369)

 

 

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