GI root.sh Fails as ASM Does not Start: ORA-27301: OS failure message: No such device or address ORA-27302: failure occurred at: sskgxpioctl (Doc ID 1644999.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2014

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Installing Grid Infrastructure, root.sh fails as ASM doesn't start.

Screen output

CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.asm start" encountered the following error:
ORA-27504: IPC error creating OSD context
ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:ioctl failed with status: 6
ORA-27301: OS failure message: No such device or address
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: sskgxpioctl
ORA-27303: additional information: ioctl(-1071617775) failed with 6.
. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/ocw/log/racnode1/agent/ohasd/oraagent_grid/oraagent_grid.log".
CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.asm' on 'racnode1' failed

 

ifconfig output for private network 

dbshopreadint0: flags=100201000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4,CoS,PHYSRUNNING> mtu 1500 index 3
inet 10.50.52.29 netmask ffffff00 broadcast 10.50.52.255
ether 2:8:20:c5:a0:d0
dbshopreadint0:1: flags=100201000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4,CoS,PHYSRUNNING> mtu 1500 index 3        ==>>>> HAIP name is 16 bytes or longer
inet 169.254.94.94 netmask ffff0000 broadcast 169.254.255.255                                  ==>>>> HAIP

 

 

Cause

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