Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Applies to:Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Upgrade Grid Infrastructure from 220.127.116.11 to 12.1. The 12.1 Grid Infrastructure is not installed directly on the cluster via OUI, but rather using clone method that cloned from another cluster per Creating a Cluster by Cloning Oracle Clusterware.
Deploy the software and clone.pl command has been run successfully. When running "$ Oracle_home/crs/config/config.sh", OUI reports error:
Cause - Unexpected error occurred while trying to perform status check on existing Oracle Clusterware.
Action - Refer to the logs or contact Oracle Support Services.
Note for advanced users: Launch the installer by passing the following flag ''-ignoreInternalDriverError''.
Re-running config.sh with the switch "-ignoreInternalDriverError" reports the following error:
Cause - No additional information available.
Action - Contact Oracle Support Services or refer to the software manual.
Summary - java.lang.NullPointerException
12.1 Grid Infrastructure installation is cloned from another cluster.
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