I/O Errors in Alert log with ORA-29701, with "gipcWait failed with 16" in trace
(Doc ID 1496329.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
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The note lists problems, solutions or workarounds that's related to the following 11gR2 RAC problem:
ORA-29701 or ORA-29702 or ORA-29770, with "gipcWait failed with 16" in the client trace file.
From the alert log and traces, we see that I/O Clients are unable to register with CSS :
=== Database alert log ===
Tue Oct 02 16:02:39 2012
Errors in file mydb_ora_55707154.trc:
ORA-01114: IO error writing block to file (block # )
ORA-01114: IO error writing block to file 251 (block # 1843118)
ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service <<<<
=== Client trace file ===
2012-09-02 16:02:39.409: [ CSSCLNT]clssscConnect: gipcWait failed with 16 (12)
2012-09-02 16:02:39.409: [ CSSCLNT]clsssInitNative: connect to (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=127.0.0.1)(PORT=61100)) failed, rc 16
kgxgncin: CLSS init failed with status 3
kgxgncin: return status 3 (1311719766 forced vacuo) from CLSS
NOTE: kfmsInit: ASM failed to initialize group services
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