AIX: HAIP not starting: category: -2, operation: SETIF, loc: bpfopen:21,o, OS error: 6, other: dev /dev/bpf0, ifr en3 (Doc ID 1963248.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Grid Infrastructure HAIP is not starting.

orarootagent_root.log 

2015-11-29 11:16:46.636: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545} failed to create arp
2015-11-29 11:16:46.636: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545} (null) category: -2, operation: SETIF, loc: bpfopen:21,o, OS error: 6, other: dev /dev/bpf0, ifr en3
2015-11-29 11:16:46.735: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545}  Arp::sCreateSocket {
2015-11-29 11:16:46.736: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545} failed to create arp
2015-11-29 11:16:46.736: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545} (null) category: -2, operation: SETIF, loc: bpfopen:21,o, OS error: 6, other: dev /dev/bpf0, ifr en3
2015-11-29 11:16:46.836: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545}  Arp::sCreateSocket {
2015-11-29 11:16:46.836: [ USRTHRD][9334]{0:0:2545} failed to create arp

 

Cause

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