HP-UX: GI ora.net1.network Goes Offline/Online Intermittently with "NetworkAgent::checkLink returned false" (Doc ID 1534994.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
HP-UX Itanium
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)

Symptoms

11gR2 Grid Infrastructure on HP-UX, resource ora.net1.network switches between offline and online intermittently while there is no physical network issue.

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[crsd(6479)]CRS-2765:Resource 'ora.net1.network' has failed on server 'racnode1'.
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2013-01-26 13:53:01.298: [ora.net1.network][524] {0:2:803} [check] sCheckLinkEthtool: link_state returned : [2]
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2013-01-26 13:53:00.271: [ default][524]ICMP Ping from 10.10.10.9 to 10.10.10.254
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2013-01-26 13:53:01.298: [ora.net1.network][524] {0:2:803} [check] NetworkAgent::checkLink returned false
2013-01-26 13:53:01.300: [ AGFW][10] {0:2:803} ora.net1.network racnode1 1 state changed from: ONLINE to: OFFLINE
2013-01-26 13:53:01.300: [ AGFW][10] {0:2:803} Switching online monitor to offline one
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2013-01-26 13:53:01.355: [ AGFW][10] {0:2:875} ora.net1.network racnode1 1 state changed from: OFFLINE to: STARTING
2013-01-26 13:53:01.360: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] (:CLSN00107:) clsn_agent::start {
2013-01-26 13:53:01.360: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] NetworkAgent::init enter {
2013-01-26 13:53:01.361: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] Checking if lan900 Interface is fine
2013-01-26 13:53:01.443: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] ifname=lan900
2013-01-26 13:53:01.443: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] subnetmask=255.255.255.0
2013-01-26 13:53:01.443: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] subnetnumber=10.10.10.0
2013-01-26 13:53:01.443: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] Interface Name = lan900
2013-01-26 13:53:01.444: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] Primary IP = 10.10.10.9
2013-01-26 13:53:01.444: [ora.net1.network][536] {0:2:875} [start] NetworkAgent::init exit }
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2013-01-26 13:53:01.540: [ AGFW][10] {0:2:875} ora.net1.network racnode1 1 state changed from: STARTING to: ONLINE

 

 

Cause

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