12c:Error "ProductDriverException: PRCR-1001 : Resource Ora.asm Does Not Exist" When Trying To Patch Grid Infrastructure Home (Doc ID 1990241.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12.1.0.2(non-clustered) DNFS is in-use instead of ASM.So no ASM resource exists in OCR.
Trying to apply the PSU patches fails with below error:

opatchauto attempts it is failing with "PRCR-1001 : Resource ora.asm does not exist"

<host01>:/u01/app/grid/12.1.0.2/OPatch # ./opatchauto apply /stage/linux64/12.1/12102/20132450 -oh /u01/app/grid/12.1.0.2 -ocmrf /u01/app/grid/ocm.rsp
OPatch Automation Tool
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OPatchauto Version : 12.1.0.1.6
OUI Version : 12.1.0.2.0
Running from : /u01/app/grid/12.1.0.2

opatchauto log file: /u01/app/grid/12.1.0.2/cfgtoollogs/opatchauto/20132450/opatch_gi_2015-03-12_23-32-24_deploy.log

Parameter Validation: Successful

System Configuration Collection failed: oracle.osysmodel.driver.sdk.productdriver.ProductDriverException: PRCR-1001 : Resource ora.asm does not exist

opatchauto failed with error code 1.
<host01>:/u01/app/grid/12.1.0.2/OPatch #

Changes

The Oracle Restart is installed using the option "Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure Software Only " which does not have option to use ASM.

Cause

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