HP/UX Itanium - Root.sh Hangs When Hostname Is Greater than Eight Characters (Doc ID 469569.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.6 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
HP-UX Itanium

Symptoms

When installing RAC on this platform the root.sh will hang if the hostname is greater than 8 characters. A truss of the hanging process will show it is repeating lines like :

access("/opt/crs/oracle/product/10.2.0/crs/log/racnode1/client", F_OK)

Where 'racnode1' in the above path is an 8 character truncation of the full hostname.

# hostname 
racnode1cluster
.
# uname -a
HP-UX racnode1cluster B.11.23 U ia64 4072236650 unlimited-user license

Cause

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