ORA-29701 Not able to start the CSS for ASM (Doc ID 341613.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

Not able to start ASM

ORA-29701
Giving up: Oracle CSS stack appears NOT to be running.
Oracle CSS service would not start as installed
Automatic Storage Management(ASM) cannot be used until Oracle CSS service is
started

Cause

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