ORA.CRF Resource Fails To Start When ROOTCRS.PL -POSTPATCH Is Executed

(Doc ID 1997027.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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

root@racdb01:/export/home/oracle# opatchauto apply /u01/patches/19262534 -oh /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid -ocmrf /export/home/oracle/ocm.rsp
.
Applying patch(es) to "/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid" ... Patch "/u01/ZIPs/patch/19262534/19262534" applied to "/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid" with warning.
.
Starting CRS ... Failed <<<< command
.
Command "/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/perl/bin/perl -I/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/perl/lib -I/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/crs/install /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/crs/install/rootcrs.pl -postpatch" execution failed: Died at /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/crs/install/crspatch.pm 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://sracnode1oraclepsatstdbsscanCRFM_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)

 

Changes

 Executed rootcrs.pl -postpatch as part of the GI Home patching process

Cause

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