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After applying or rolling back Oct 2018 PSU or later, either CRS or database fails to start (Doc ID 2490056.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This is specific only to that has OCT 2018 PSU or later.

Symptom 1: Database is not starting up

Database is not starting up after applying OCT 2018 PSU or later to RDBMS HOME and the alert.log shows

[USER(23593)]CRS-2316:Fatal error: cannot initialize GPnP, CLSGPNP_ERR (Generic GPnP error).
kggpnpInit: failed to init gpnp
WARNING: No cluster interconnect has been specified. Depending on
the communication driver configured Oracle cluster traffic
may be directed to the public interface of this machine.
Oracle recommends that RAC clustered databases be configured
with a private interconnect for enhanced security and


Symptom 2: CRS fails to start

GPNPD is not starting after applying OCT 2018 PSU or later to GI HOME

crsctl stat res -t -init shows



gpnpdOUT.log shows gpnpd.bin: fatal: relocation error: file $GI_HOME/lib/ symbol ztpk_SetKeyInfo: referenced symbol not found



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