ASM hang as checkpoint (CKPT) process in ASM is waiting on rdbms ipc message (Doc ID 1495720.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked relevance on 19-Aug-2014

Symptoms

RAC database instance not opening, hangs in mount state.
Tue Aug 21 07:00:24 2012
ALTER DATABASE MOUNT
NOTE: Loaded library: /opt/oracle/extapi/64/asm/orcl/1/libasm.so
NOTE: Loaded library: System
SUCCESS: diskgroup UAT_DATA was mounted
NOTE: dependency between database fmssit1 and diskgroup resource ora.UAT_DATA.dg is established
Tue Aug 21 07:00:29 2012
Successful mount of redo thread 1, with mount id 2278563775
Allocated 63749952 bytes in shared pool for flashback generation buffer
Starting background process RVWR
Tue Aug 21 07:00:29 2012
RVWR started with pid=34, OS id=27927
SUCCESS: diskgroup UAT_FRA was mounted
Tue Aug 21 07:00:29 2012
NOTE: dependency between database fmssit1 and diskgroup resource ora.UAT_FRA.dg is established
Database mounted in Shared Mode (CLUSTER_DATABASE=TRUE)
Lost write protection disabled
Completed: ALTER DATABASE MOUNT
Tue Aug 21 07:00:30 2012
ALTER DATABASE OPEN
Picked broadcast on commit scheme to generate SCNs
Tue Aug 21 07:07:47 2012
LGWR: STARTING ARCH PROCESSES
Tue Aug 21 07:07:47 2012
ARC0 started with pid=33, OS id=24984
ARC0: Archival started
LGWR: STARTING ARCH PROCESSES COMPLETE
ARC0: STARTING ARCH PROCESSES
Tue Aug 21 07:07:49 2012
ARC1 started with pid=35, OS id=25010
Tue Aug 21 07:07:49 2012
ARC2 started with pid=36, OS id=25014
ARC1: Archival started
Tue Aug 21 07:07:49 2012
ARC3 started with pid=37, OS id=25020
ARC2: Archival started
ARC1: Becoming the 'no FAL' ARCH
ARC1: Becoming the 'no SRL' ARCH
ARC2: Becoming the heartbeat ARCH
ARC3: Archival started
ARC0: STARTING ARCH PROCESSES COMPLETE

 

 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms