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Grid Infrastructure (GI) Crashes and Fails to Start After "/var/tmp" Directory Was Removed as ohasd Can Not Create Named Pipe (Doc ID 1567797.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11gR2 Grid Infrastructure crashes and can not start, "crsctl start crs" reports:

OHASD START FAILS WITH ERROR CREATING THE NAMED PIPE

In certain situations, Clusterware startup error with below lines logged in alert log

alertracnode1.log (inside <Grid Infrastructure Home>/log/<host name>/ohasd):

2018-06-10 15:38:24.534
[client(15165)]CRS-2101:The OLR was formatted using version 3.
2018-06-10 15:38:25.134
[client(15201)]CRS-1001:The OCR was formatted using version 3.
[client(15276)]CRS-10001:CRS-6021: No msg for has:crs-6021 [l][unlimited]


ohasdOUT.log indicates error creating the named pipe

ohasdOUT.log (inside <Grid Infrastructure Home>/log/<host name>/ohasd):

OHASD stderr redirected to ohasdOUT.log
2018-06-10 15:38:31  
Changing directory to <GI_HOME>/log/<NODE>/ohasd
OHASD starting
Error creating the named pipe: Permission denied


 

Cause

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