Oracle Restart: Start Of ASM Resource Fails With ORA-12560 After Upgrade To A Higher 11.2 Grid Infrastructure Patchset

(Doc ID 1671718.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

o Standalone Grid Infrastructure install (aka Oracle Restart) on Sun SPARC Solaris 11
o After upgrade to a higher 11.2 patchset release (here 11.2.0.4) the ASM resource fails to start, the following error is reported (regardless if started indirectly through 'crsctl start has' or directly via 'srvctl start asm'):

 

Changes

Installation (upgrade) of 11.2 Grid Infrastructure patchset

Cause

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