Grid Infrastructure (GI) startup fails to start HAIP and ASM in AIX

(Doc ID 2381091.1)

Last updated on APRIL 07, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

GI (Grid Infrastructure) startup fails to start haip

The ohasd root agent trace file shows the bpf error message similar to the following:
2018-03-10 16:00:32.945891 : USRTHRD:3602: {0:9:3} (null) category: -2, operation: ioctl, loc: bpfopen:22,o, OS error: 22, other: ARP device /dev/bpf0, interface en1, BIOCSBLEN request with size 4096

All variation of the BPF device messages are applicable.

Cause

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