AIX: "srvctl stop filesystem" or "crsctl stop crs" Fails as ACFS will not umount: 0506-349 /dev/asm/<vol> : Device busy (Doc ID 1582036.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

11gR2 Grid Infrastructure on IBM AIX, "srvctl stop filesystem" or "crsctl stop crs" or "crsctl stop crs -f" fails as ACFS will not umount despite no process using it:

/ocw/grid/bin/srvctl stop filesystem -d /dev/asm/dbhome_1-43 

PRCR-1065 : Failed to stop resource ora.data79.dbhome_1.acfs
CRS-5016: Process "/usr/sbin/umount" spawned by agent "/ocw/grid/bin/orarootagent.bin" for action "stop" failed: details at "(:CLSN00010:)" in "/ocw/grid/log/racnode1/agent/crsd/orarootagent_root/orarootagent_root.log"
Error unmounting '/u01/app/oracle/acfsmntp'. Verify the logs.
umount: 0506-349 /dev/asm/dbhome_1-43 : Device busy
Retrying unmount
CRS-5016: Process "/usr/sbin/umount" spawned by agent "/ocw/grid/bin/orarootagent.bin" for action "stop" failed: details at "(:CLSN00010:)" in "/ocw/grid/log/racnode1/agent/crsd/orarootagent_root/orarootagent_root.log"
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CRS-5022: Stop of resource "ora.data79.dbhome_1.acfs" failed: current state is "UNKNOWN"
CRS-2675: Stop of 'ora.data79.dbhome_1.acfs' on 'racnode1' failed
CRS-5022: Stop of resource "ora.data79.dbhome_1.acfs" failed: current state is "UNKNOWN"
CRS-2678: 'ora.data79.dbhome_1.acfs' on 'racnode1' has experienced an unrecoverable failure

# fuser -c /u01/app/oracle/acfsmntp 
/u01/app/oracle/acfsmntp:


# umount /u01/app/oracle/acfsmntp
umount: error unmounting /dev/asm/dbhome_1-43: Device busy

Cause

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