CSS will not start when HP-UX Service Guard is installed and not configured (Doc ID 401067.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7
HP-UX Itanium
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Setup of the Cluster Synchronization Services (CSS) either via running root.sh or localconfig add results in failure:

EXAMPLE:

root.sh fails with next error:
Successfully accumulated necessary OCR keys.
Creating OCR keys for user 'root', privgrp 'sys'..
Operation successful.
Configuration for local CSS has been initialized

Adding to inittab
Startup will be queued to init within 30 seconds.
Checking the status of new Oracle init process...
Expecting the CRS daemons to be up within 600 seconds.
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

system log file, located under /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log, will show:

Nov 27 03:08:58 ihtlab6 syslog: Oracle Cluster Ready Services waiting for HP-UX Service Guard to start.
Nov 27 09:09:06 ihtlab6 above message repeats ## times
Nov 27 09:09:06 ihtlab6 -- MARK --
Nov 27 03:09:40 ihtlab6 syslog: Oracle Cluster Ready Services waiting for HP-UX Service Guard to start.

Cause

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