Repeated CRS-8500:Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD Process Is Starting With Operating System Process ID messages (Doc ID 2279733.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Seeing lot many CRS-8500 errors in /var/log/messages

Nov 14 10:54:13 racnode1 Oracle Clusterware: 2016-11-14 10:54:13.644#012[(7618)]CRS-8500:Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 7618
Nov 14 10:54:23 racnode1 Oracle Clusterware: 2016-11-14 10:54:23.656#012[(7915)]CRS-8500:Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 7915
Nov 14 10:55:43 racnode1 Oracle Clusterware: 2016-11-14 10:55:43.695#012[(13824)]CRS-8500:Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 13824
Nov 14 10:55:58 racnode1 Oracle Clusterware: 2016-11-14 10:55:58.694#012[(14373)]CRS-8500:Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 14373

 or

clusterware alert log

2017-01-11 10:41:18.853 [OLOGGERD(120995)]CRS-8500: Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 120995
2017-01-11 10:41:29.710 [OLOGGERD(122609)]CRS-8500: Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 122609
2017-01-11 10:42:09.968 [OLOGGERD(32299)]CRS-8500: Oracle Clusterware OLOGGERD process is starting with operating system process ID 32299

ologgerd is spinning in a loop restarting each time with different PID.

<oracle base>/diag/crs/<hostname>/crs/trace/ologgerd.trc

2017-01-11 10:41:18.704884 : CRFOCI:2160731904: crfoci_connmgr: Initilizing CSS
2017-01-11 10:41:18.704907 : CRFOCI:2160731904: crfoci_connmgr: Registering with MGMTDB group
2017-01-11 10:41:18.708956 : CRFOCI:2160731904: crfoci_mgmtregister: Nothing present in css private group data yet
Trace file /u01/app/grid/diag/crs/racnode1/crs/trace/ologgerd.trc
Oracle Database 12c Clusterware Release 12.1.0.2.0 - Production Copyright 1996, 2014 Oracle. All rights reserved.
CLSB:1535872512: Argument count (argc) for this daemon is 4
CLSB:1535872512: Argument 0 is: /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid_1/bin/ologgerd
CLSB:1535872512: Argument 1 is: -M
CLSB:1535872512: Argument 2 is: -d
CLSB:1535872512: Argument 3 is: /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid_1/crf/db/racnode1
2017-01-11 10:41:29.711710 : CRFLOGD:1535872512: CHM running in Small Cluster mode.
2017-01-11 10:41:29.723785 : CRFLOGD:1535872512: Master coming up...

 

Cause

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