GI stacks can't started due to cellinit.ora and cellip.ora files missing (Doc ID 2265156.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.3.1 to 12.1.2.2.3 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 GI stacks can not started. 

the following message reported in ocssd.log

2017-05-09 13:53:36.065518 : CLSF:505808640: Allocated CLSF context
2017-05-09 13:53:36.065521 : CSSD:505808640: clssnmvDDiscThread: using discovery string o/*/* for initial discovery
2017-05-09 13:53:36.065527 : SKGFD:505808640: Discovery with str:o/*/*:

2017-05-09 13:53:36.065530 : SKGFD:505808640: UFS discovery with :o/*/*:  <<<<< ocssd tried seek VF from cell node.

......

2017-05-09 13:53:36.080538 : CSSD:505808640: clssnmvDiskVerify: discovered a potential voting file
2017-05-09 13:53:36.080561 : SKGFD:505808640: Handle 0x7f9ee02235a0 from lib :UFS:: for disk :/dev/exadata_quorum/QD_DATAC1_EXA02-DBADM01: <<<< for this case, quorum disk on DB node feature was used, so ocssd.bin still can find 1 VF.

......

2017-05-09 13:53:36.091693 : CSSD:505808640: clssnmvVerifyCommittedConfigVFs: Insufficient voting files found, found 1 of 4 configured, needed 3 voting files  <<<< there is only 1 VF found.

......

2017-05-09 13:53:36.091827 : CSSD:505808640: clssnmRemoveNodeInTerm: node 1, terminated. Removing from its own member and connected bitmaps
2017-05-09 13:53:36.091830 : CSSD:505808640: ###################################
2017-05-09 13:53:36.091831 : CSSD:505808640: clssscExit: CSSD aborting from thread clssnmvDDiscThread   <<<< ocssd.bin terminated as it can not detect enough VF.
2017-05-09 13:53:36.091832 : CSSD:505808640: ###################################

 

Cause

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