rootupgrade.sh: start of ora.cssd fails when grid home is on vxFS (Doc ID 2069008.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upgrading from 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4, rootupgrade.sh fails on node1:

2015-08-13 04:17:35: Executing cmd: /oracle/GRID/11204/bin/crsctl start resource ora.cssd -init
2015-08-13 04:27:51: Command output:
> CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'racnode1'
> CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.gipcd' on 'racnode1'
> CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'racnode1' succeeded
> CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.gipcd' on 'racnode1' succeeded
> CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode1'
> CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode1'
> CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode1' succeeded
> CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode1' failed
> CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode1'
> CRS-2681: Clean of 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode1' succeeded
> CRS-2673: Attempting to stop 'ora.gipcd' on 'racnode1'
> CRS-2677: Stop of 'ora.gipcd' on 'racnode1' succeeded
> CRS-5804: Communication error with agent process
> CRS-4000: Command Start failed, or completed with errors.
>End Command output
....
2015-08-13 04:28:45: Failed to start Oracle Grid Infrastructure stack
2015-08-13 04:28:45: ###### Begin DIE Stack Trace ######


GI alert.log

2015-08-13 04:17:40.184:
[ohasd(10224160)]CRS-2769:Unable to failover resource 'ora.diskmon'.
2015-08-13 04:27:37.170:
[/oracle/GRID/11204/bin/cssdagent(10748520)]CRS-5818:Aborted command 'start' for resource 'ora.cssd'. Details at (:CRSAGF00113:) {0:0:41} in /oracle/GRID/11204/log/racnode1/agent/ohasd/oracssdagent_root/oracssdagent_root.log.
2015-08-13 04:27:44.458:
[ohasd(10224160)]CRS-2765:Resource 'ora.cssdmonitor' has failed on server 'racnode1'.

 

<NEW_GI_HOME>/log/<node>/cssd/ocssd.log is NOT created, however cssdOUT.log in the same directory is created with the following:

08/13/15 04:17:37: CSSD starting
2015-08-13 04:17:38.458:
CLSD:An error was encountered while attempting to open log file "UNKNOWN". Additional diagnostics: (:CLSD00157:)
08/13/15 04:27:52: CSSD starting
2015-08-13 04:27:53.998:
CLSD:An error was encountered while attempting to open log file "UNKNOWN". Additional diagnostics: (:CLSD00157:)


 

Cause

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