Unable to start OHASD after apply of PSU patch.

(Doc ID 1562797.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After PSU patch in Grid home, OHASD failed to start

The errors reported will vary depending on Oracle version and PSU.

For 11.2.0.1, you may see:

CLSU-00100: Operating System function: waitpid failed with error data: 0
CLSU-00101: Operating System error message: Error 0
CLSU-00103: error location: usrgetgrp12
CLSU-00104: additional error information: child returned 232

CRS-4000: Command Start failed, or completed with errors.
Timed out waiting for ohasd to start.

Then ohasd start timed out after a while ,

2013-06-13 12:29:45: Checking the status of ohasd
2013-06-13 12:29:50: Executing cmd: /apps/grid/11.2.0/grid_1/bin/crsctl check has
2013-06-13 12:29:51: Checking the status of ohasd
2013-06-13 12:29:56: Executing cmd: /apps/grid/11.2.0/grid_1/bin/crsctl check has
2013-06-13 12:29:58: Checking the status of ohasd
2013-06-13 12:30:03: Timed out waiting for ohasd to start.

 

For Oracle 12c, ohasd.log will reflect messages similar to:

 

For orarootagent:

2014-12-17 20:58:25.721: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Starting the agent: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/orarootagent with user id: root and incarnation:1
2014-12-17 20:58:25.721: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00123:) :  Failed to start the agent process: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/orarootagent Category: -1 Operation: fail Loc: canexec2 OS error: 0 Other : no exe permission, file [/u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/orarootagent]
2014-12-17 20:58:25.722: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00126:) :  Agent start failed

For oraagent:

2014-12-17 20:58:25.723: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Starting the agent: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/oraagent with user id: grid and incarnation:1
2014-12-17 20:58:25.727: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00123:) :  Failed to start the agent process: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/oraagent Category: -2 Operation: waitpid Loc: usrgetgrp12 OS error: 0 Other : child returned 232
2014-12-17 20:58:25.727: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00126:) :  Agent start failed

For cssdagent:

2014-12-17 20:58:25.732: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Starting the agent: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/cssdagent with user id: root and incarnation:1
2014-12-17 20:58:25.732: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00123:) :  Failed to start the agent process: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/cssdagent Category: -1 Operation: fail Loc: canexec2 OS error: 0 Other : no exe permission, file [/u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/cssdagent]
2014-12-17 20:58:25.732: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00126:) :  Agent start failed

For cssdmonitor:

2014-12-17 20:58:25.733: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Starting the agent: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/cssdmonitor with user id: root and incarnation:1
2014-12-17 20:58:25.733: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00123:) :  Failed to start the agent process: /u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/cssdmonitor Category: -1 Operation: fail Loc: canexec2 OS error: 0 Other : no exe permission, file [/u01/app/12.1.0/grid/bin/cssdmonitor]
2014-12-17 20:58:25.734: [    AGFW][967866112] {0:0:2} Created alert : (:CRSAGF00126:) :  Agent start failed

 

Cause

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