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10g/11gR1 Database Instance Does not Start When Rebooting the Node or Restarting CRS Stack If ASM is Used (Doc ID 387217.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When the server is rebooted, the database instance is not starting automatically by CRS, but the instance starts up fine when using srvctl or SQLPLUS after the node restart.

The following error can be found when checking the imon_<database_name>.log from $ORACLE_HOME/log/<HOSTNAME>/racg location


SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Fri Dec 21 13:43:33 2007
Copyright (c) 1982, 2006, Oracle. All Rights Reserved.
Enter user-name: Connected to an idle instance.
SQL> ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-01565: error in identifying file '+<DGNAME>/<DB_NAME>/spfile<DB_NAME>.ora'
ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +<DGNAME>/<DB_NAME>/spfile<DB_NAME>.ora
ORA-15077: could not locate ASM instance serving a required diskgroup
SQL> Disconnected


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