SuperCluster: ORA-27601: CELL STORAGE INITIALIZATION FAILED, CELL LIBRARY ERROR [36] or [56] during instance startup when ora_nsl10 is set (Doc ID 1677470.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Applies to:

SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

1. Variable ORA_NLS10 is set

ORA_NLS10=/dhhs1i/oracle/product/112/nls/data/9idata

 

2. During startup, instance reports error "ORA-27601: Cell storage initialization failed, cell library error code [36] or [56]" and crashes:

eg:

ALTER DATABASE OPEN
Beginning crash recovery of 1 threads
parallel recovery started with 8 processes
Started redo scan
ORA-27601: Cell storage initialization failed, cell library error code [36]

or 

ORA-27601: Cell storage initialization failed, cell library error code [56]

 

 



Cause

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