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RAC Database Is Not Starting Up on either node (Doc ID 2350320.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


Cannot start either instance of the database.

Instance 1 startup repeatedly fails with:

Sat Jan 13 14:16:36 2018
IPC Send timeout to 2.0 inc 3 for msg type 16 from opid 276
Sat Jan 13 14:16:36 2018
IPC Send timeout: Terminating pid 276 osid 117715
Sat Jan 13 14:16:41 2018
LMS0 (ospid: 68628) has detected no messaging activity from instance 2      

LMS0 (ospid: 68628) issues an IMR to resolve the situation
Please check LMS0 trace file for more detail.

Instance 2 startup fails with:

srvctl start instance -d PROD -i PROD2

PRCR-1013 : Failed to start resource
PRCR-1064 : Failed to start resource on node production2
CRS-5017: The resource action " start" encountered the following error:
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory
Additional information: 3651
Additional information: 1217484423
Process ID: 0
Session ID: 0 Serial number: 0
. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/u01/app/oracle/diag/crs/production2/crs/trace/crsd_oraagent_oracle.trc".

Trying to start instance 2 via SQLPlUS also fails:

SQL> startup nomount;
ORA-00304: requested INSTANCE_NUMBER is busy



 A session in PROD2 was killed that was locking a package that needed to be recompiled. This session is marked as killed but has not terminated.


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