During "acfsroot install' in AIX: ACFS-11022: failed to configure device ofsctl, errno 17 (File exists) (Doc ID 1932081.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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Cluster (2 nodes) --- 11204 -- IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit) 7.1

After upgrading Grid Infrastructure (GI) to 11.2.0.4, ACFS is not able to start (only on one node). Several retrials were done to remove and reinstall acfs, but these too failed.

As a last resort, followed manual steps from <<Note:1621448.1>> to remove the ACFS configuration. However, the 'acfsroot install' failed:

 

 

Cause

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