"ora.proxy_advm start" fails with CRS-5017 ORA-01078 ORA-00838: MEMORY_TARGET is too small (Doc ID 1616962.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Fresh 12c Grid Infrastructure installation, root.sh fails with error:

 

<GI_HOME>/cfgtoollogs/crsconfig/rootcrs_<node>_<timestamp>.log

> CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.asm' on 'racnode2x' succeeded
> CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode1x'
> CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode2x'
> CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.proxy_advm start" encountered the following error:
> ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
> ORA-00838: Specified value of MEMORY_TARGET is too small, needs to be at least 1168M
> . For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/app/gridsoft/12.1.0.1/log/racnode1x/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log".
> CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.proxy_advm start" encountered the following error:
> ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
> ORA-00838: Specified value of MEMORY_TARGET is too small, needs to be at least 1168M
> . For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/app/gridsoft/12.1.0.1/log/racnode2x/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log".
> CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode1x' failed
> CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode1x'
> CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode2x' failed
> CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode2x'
> CRS-2681: Clean of 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode1x' succeeded
> CRS-2681: Clean of 'ora.proxy_advm' on 'racnode2x' succeeded
....
> ===== Summary of resource auto-start failures follows =====
> CRS-2807: Resource 'ora.proxy_advm' failed to start automatically.
> CRS-6016: Resource auto-start has completed for server racnode2x
> CRS-6024: Completed start of Oracle Cluster Ready Services-managed resources
> CRS-4123: Oracle High Availability Services has been started.
>End Command output

 

<GI_HOME>/log/<node>/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log

2014-01-21 12:09:17.463: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [start] InstAgent::stop m_prevState:2 }
2014-01-21 12:09:17.463: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [start] clean }
2014-01-21 12:09:17.463: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [start] InstAgent::start exception }
2014-01-21 12:09:17.463: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [start] Agent::commonStart Exception OCIException
2014-01-21 12:09:17.463: [ AGENT][1091987776] {2:49643:2} UserErrorException: Locale is
2014-01-21 12:09:17.463: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [start] clsnUtils::error Exception type=2 string=
CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.proxy_advm start" encountered the following error:
ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-00838: Specified value of MEMORY_TARGET is too small, needs to be at least 1168M
. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/app/gridsoft/12.1.0.1/log/racnode2x/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log".

2014-01-21 12:09:17.464: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [start] (:CLSN00107:) clsn_agent::start }
2014-01-21 12:09:17.464: [ AGFW][1091987776] {2:49643:2} Command: start for resource: ora.proxy_advm racnode2x 1 completed with status: FAIL
2014-01-21 12:09:17.465: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [check] ConnectionPool::resetConnection s_statusOfConnectionMap 00df1698
2014-01-21 12:09:17.465: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [check] ConnectionPool::resetConnection sid +APX2 status 2
2014-01-21 12:09:17.465: [ AGFW][1094089024] {2:49643:2} Agent sending reply for: RESOURCE_START[ora.proxy_advm racnode2x 1] ID 4098:554
2014-01-21 12:09:17.465: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [check] Gimh::check OH /app/gridsoft/12.1.0.1 SID +APX2
2014-01-21 12:09:17.465: [ AGFW][1094089024] {2:49643:2} Agent sending reply for: RESOURCE_START[ora.proxy_advm racnode2x 1] ID 4098:554
2014-01-21 12:09:17.467: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [check] GIMH: GIM-00104: Health check failed to connect to instance.
GIM-00090: OS-dependent operation:open failed with status: 2
GIM-00091: OS failure message: No such file or directory
GIM-00092: OS failure occurred at: sskgmsmr_7

2014-01-21 12:09:17.467: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [check] (:CLSN00006:)AsmAgent::gimhChecks failed gimh state 0
2014-01-21 12:09:17.467: [ora.proxy_advm][1091987776] {2:49643:2} [check] (:CLSN00006:)InstAgent::check: return unplanned offline

 

Cause

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