Why Does OUI Attempts To Install ACFS/ADVM On Platforms Or OS Versions Where ACFS Is Not Supported?

(Doc ID 1486574.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2014

Applies to:

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


Example:  SUSE SP2 is not listed in the following links, so 11.2 ACFS/ADVM is not supported for SUSE SP2:

      Oracle® Database Release Notes
      11g Release 2 (11.2) for Linux
      Part Number E23558-07
      Chapter 3 - Unsupported Products



Therefore after Grid Infrastructue (GI) install, ACFS is registered in the OCR:

     $ cat /etc/SuSE-release
        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64)
        VERSION = 11
        PATCHLEVEL = 2

     $ acfsdriverstate -orahome /u001/app/11.2.0/grid supported
        ACFS-9459: ADVM/ACFS is not supported on this OS version: '3.0.13-0.27-default SP2'
        ACFS-9201: Not Supported

     Also 'crsctl stat res -t' from each node, lists the ACFS product, with a State of OFFLINE:

     HA Resource               Target    State
     ora.registry.acfs          ONLINE   OFFLINE
     ora.registry.acfs          ONLINE   OFFLINE

Why then, Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) attempts to install an Oracle product or feature on a platform or OS version where it is not supported?


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