AIX:GI installation was failing on root script due to root user profile issue (Doc ID 2291746.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

While configuring GI 11.2.0.4 on a 2-node AIX 7 cluster, root.sh fails on node 1 .

It was failing to fork a OS thread.

root script was failing to start HASD .

 

2017-07-07 15:47:30: 'ohasd' is now registered
2017-07-07 15:47:30: Starting ohasd
2017-07-07 15:47:30: Checking the status of ohasd
2017-07-07 15:47:30: Executing cmd: /u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/crsctl check has
2017-07-07 15:47:31: Checking the status of ohasd
2017-07-07 15:47:36: Executing cmd: /u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/crsctl check has
2017-07-07 15:47:36: Checking the status of ohasd
2017-07-07 15:47:41: Executing cmd: /u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/crsctl check has
2017-07-07 15:47:41: Checking the status of ohasd
2017-07-07 15:47:46: ohasd is not already running.. will start it now
2017-07-07 15:47:46: Check if the startup mechanism upstart is being used
2017-07-07 15:47:46: Not a Linux OS or expected startup method
2017-07-07 15:47:46: Check if the startup mechanism systemd is being used


2017-07-07 16:22:01: Executing cmd: /u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/crsctl check has
2017-07-07 16:22:02: Checking the status of ohasd
2017-07-07 16:22:07: ohasd has failed to start

 

 

root 3277198 3343284 0 0:00 <defunct>
root 3343284 2885038 0 11:26:30 pts/4 0:00
/u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/crsctl.bin start has

 

2099180: 13371223: statx("/u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/ ", 0x0FFFFFFFFFFFD660, 176, 010) Err#2 ENOENT
2099180: 13371223: statx("/u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/ohasd", 0x0FFFFFFFFFFFD5B0, 176, 010) = 0
2099180: 13371223: statx("/u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/ohasd", 0x0FFFFFFFFFFEC880, 176, 0) = 0
2099180: 13371223: getuidx(1) = 0
2099180: 13371223: statx("/u01/grid/app/oraprd/product/11.2.0.4/grid/bin/ohasd", 0x0FFFFFFFFFFEC2C8, 176, 0) = 0
2099180: 13371223: pipe(0x0FFFFFFFFFFEC440) = 0
2099180: 13371223: sigprocmask(0, 0x09001000A0198B60, 0x09001000A0198B80) = 0
2099180: 13371223: kfork() = 3276950

 

It was not returning  pid of newly forked thread.

 

Cause

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