Grid infrastructure startup:ASM fails to start with ORA-49601: syntax error: found "%s": expecting one of: "%s" etc

(Doc ID 2182053.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

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


Grid infrastructure ASM fails to start with following errors:

2016-08-21 21:53:54.738+ORA-49601: syntax error: found "%s": expecting one of: "%s" etc..
. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/oracle/APPS/grid/base/diag/crs/<node1>/crs/trace/ohasd_oraagent_grid.trc".
2016-08-21 21:54:12.682 [ORAROOTAGENT(1099)]CRS-5019: All OCR locations are on ASM disk groups [CRSVOTE], and none of these disk groups are mounted. Details are at "(:CLSN00140:)" in "/oracle/APPS/grid/base/diag/crs/<node1>/crs/trace/ohasd_orarootagent_root.trc".



Wrongly updated the ASM spfile with alter system command:

alter system set events '15186 trace name ERRORSTACK, level 3' scope=spfile;


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