AIX: HAIP Fails to Start: operation: open, loc: bpfopen:1,os, OS error: 2

(Doc ID 2059461.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2016

Applies to:

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


11gR2 Grid Infrastructure with 4 private network adapters, HAIP fails to start during private network cable pull test:


Clusterware alert

/ocw/b204/bin/orarootagent.bin(4981182)]CRS-5027:Agent failed to initialize ARP devices required for starting the HAIP resource



2015-08-08 12:42:05.869: [ USRTHRD][625631]{0:0:2} Arp::sCreateSocket {
2015-08-08 12:42:05.869: [ USRTHRD][625631]{0:0:2} failed to create arp
2015-08-08 12:42:05.869: [ USRTHRD][625631]{0:0:2} (null) category: -2, operation: open, loc: bpfopen:1,os, OS error: 2, other: ARP device /dev/bpf6, interface en5


However, bpf6 doesn't exst: 



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