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The evmlogger.bin Process is going for Zombie state in one of the 2 Node RAC. (Doc ID 1483168.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Even after killing the evmd.bin, it spawned a new evmlogger.bin process and still going for Zombie state.

On both nodes, ora.evmd showing online

>crsctl stat res -t -init
.
ora.evmd
     1        ONLINE  ONLINE   


Node 1:

$ ps -ef | grep evm
16777256 18644 18501 0 16:08 pts/1 00:00:00 grep evm
grid 25006 1 0 Jul13 ? 00:00:44 <GI_HOME>/bin/evmd.bin
grid 25085 25006 0 Jul13 ? 00:00:00 <GI_HOME>/bin/evmlogger.bin -o <GI_HOME>/evm/log/evmlogger.info -l <GI_HOME>/evm/log/evmlogger.log
$

Node 2:

$ ps -ef | grep evm
grid 17686 1 0 Jul31 ? 00:00:07 <GI_HOME>/bin/evmd.bin
grid 28539 17686 1 16:10 ? 00:00:00 [evmlogger.bin] <defunct>
16777228 28570 27607 0 16:10 pts/1 00:00:00 grep evm
$

Check the Zombie process using below command
    

$  ps aux | awk '{ print $8 " " $2 }' | grep -w Z
Z 28539
$
$ ps 28539
 PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
28539 ?        Z      0:00 [evmlogger.bin] <defunct>

Checking for pid 17686 which ended up with a defunct logger pid

evmd.log :

=============
2012-07-31 20:05:10.097: [ clsdmt][1117518144]PID for the Process [17686], connkey 2
2012-07-31 20:05:10.098: [ clsdmt][1117518144]Creating PID [17686] file for home <GI_HOME> host <hostname> bin evm to <GI_HOME>/evm/init/
2012-07-31 20:05:10.098: [ clsdmt][1117518144]Writing PID [17686] to the file [/u01/app/11.2.0/grid/evm/init/<hostname>.pid]
2012-07-31 20:05:10.760: [ default][3304840288] ENV Logging level for Module: CLSVER 0
.
.
2012-07-31 20:05:10.819: [ CLSE][3304840288]clse_get_auth_loc: Returning default authloc: <GI_HOME>/auth/evm/<hostname>
2012-07-31 20:05:10.836: [ EVMD][3304840288] Could not open <GI_HOME>/evm/admin/conf/evmdaemon.conf Reconfiguration aborted.
2012-07-31 20:05:10.836: [ EVMCOMM][3304840288] Acceptor Connection string is: (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=IPC)(KEY=Aevm))
2012-07-31 20:05:10.837: [ EVMCOMM][3304840288] Connection string is: (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=ipc)(KEY=SYSTEM.evm.acceptor.auth))
2012-07-31 20:05:10.840: [ EVMEVT][3304840288] Terminating OCR context
2012-07-31 20:05:10.840: [ CRSCCL][3304840288]clsCclInit called by process: 17686
.
.
2012-07-31 20:05:10.941: [ GPnP][3304840288]clsgpnpwu_walletfopen: [at clsgpnpwu.c:494] Opened SSO wallet: '/u01/app/11.2.0/grid/gpnp/<hostname>/wallets/peer/cwallet.sso'
2012-07-31 20:05:10.941: [ GPnP][3304840288]clsgpnp_getCK: [at clsgpnp0.c:1965] Result: (0) CLSGPNP_OK. Get gpnp wallet - provider 1 of 2 (LSKP-FSW(1))
2012-07-31 20:05:10.941: [ GPnP][3304840288]clsgpnp_getCK: [at clsgpnp0.c:1982] Got gpnp security keys (wallet).>
2012-07-31 20:05:10.941: [ GPnP][3304840288]clsgpnp_Init: [at clsgpnp0.c:837] GPnP client pid=17686, tl=3, f=0
2012-07-31 20:05:10.955: [GIPCXCPT][3304840288] gipcShutdownF: skipping shutdown, count 2, from [ clsinet.c : 1732], ret gipcretSuccess (0)
2012-07-31 20:05:10.956: [GIPCXCPT][3304840288] gipcShutdownF: skipping shutdown, count 1, from [ clsgpnp0.c : 1021], ret gipcretSuccess (0)
2012-07-31 20:05:10.957: [ EVMCOMM][3304840288] rmport connect string is (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=xxx.xxx.xxx.x)(PORT=0))
2012-07-31 20:05:10.975: [ EVMAPP][3304840288] EVMD Started
2012-07-31 20:05:11.002: [ EVMD][3304840288] Could not open <GI_HOME>/evm/admin/conf/evmdaemon.conf Reconfiguration aborted.
2012-07-31 20:05:11.002: [ EVMD][3304840288][FFAIL] StaticUpdateConfiguration failed with rc: 2

 

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