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ORA.CRF Resource Fails To Start When ROOTCRS.PL -POSTPATCH Is Executed (Doc ID 1997027.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 Commands "opatchauto"  or " -postpatch" may fail to bring up the clusterware after applying a bundle patch:

root@<hostname># opatchauto apply <patch_location>/19262534 -oh <GI_HOME> -ocmrf <path>/ocm.rsp
Applying patch(es) to "<GI_HOME>" ... Patch "<patch_location>/19262534" applied to "<GI_HOME>" with warning.
Starting CRS ... Failed <<<< command
Command "<GI_HOME>/perl/bin/perl -I<GI_HOME>/perl/lib -I<GI_HOME>/crs/install <GI_HOME>/crs/install/ -postpatch" execution failed: Died at <GI_HOME>/crs/install/ line 880. <<<

 The CRSD log file (<orabase>diag/crs/<node>/crs/trace/crsd.trc) indicates that the CRSD daemon failed to connect to CRF resource to get the CHM host info:

2015-03-31 11:53:10.422174 : CRSPE:42: {1:20071:2} Getting CHM host info...
2015-03-31 11:53:10.486422 :GIPCXCPT:42: gipcSendSyncF [crfm_connect_timeout : crfm.c : 3265]: EXCEPTION[ ret gipcretConnectionInvalid (13) ] failed to send on endp 103fb8010 [00000000000009e8] { gipcEndpoint : localAddr 'ipc', remoteAddr 'ipc://<hostname>oraclepsatstdbsscanCRFM_SIPC', numPend 0,
numReady 0, numDone 0, numDead 0, numTransfer 0, objFlags 0x0, pidPeer 0, readyRef 0, ready 0, wobj 104ffc660, sendp 105036390 status 13flags  0x2008061a, flags-2 0x1, usrFlags 0x20 }, addr 0000000000000000, buf 104f26950, len 366, flags 0x0

2015-03-31 11:53:10.486443 : CRFM:42: crfm_connect_to: send fail(gipcret: 13)



 Executed -postpatch as part of the GI Home patching process


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