PRVE-0474 : Berkeley Packet Filter Devices do not Exist Under directory /dev on Nodes "Node1" (Doc ID 1988276.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

Trying to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12.1.0.2 , while running runcluvfy tool shows following errors:

Starting check for Berkeley Packet Filter devices /dev/bpf* existence and validation check ...

ERROR:

PRVE-0474 : Berkeley Packet Filter devices do not exist under directory /dev on nodes "Node2".
PRVE-0474 : Berkeley Packet Filter devices do not exist under directory /dev on nodes "Node1".

Check for Berkeley Packet Filter devices /dev/bpf* existence and validation check failed

Pre-check for cluster services setup was unsuccessful on all the nodes.

 

Cause

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