srvctl start instance fails with PRKP-1001; srvctl trace shows error connecting to CRSD (Doc ID 726925.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 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.

Symptoms

Starting an instance of the RAC database fails with the following symptoms :

1. Starting the instance in srvctl fails
eg.

srvctl start instance -i mydb3 -d mydb
PRKP-1001 : Error starting instance mydb33 on node nod0070
CRS-0215: Could not start resource 'ora.mydb.mydb3.inst'.


2. Tracing srvctl shows the following characteristic message near the end of the trace:
error connecting to CRSD at [(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=ipc)(KEY=ora_crsqs))]

eg:

export SRVM_TRACE=TRUE
srvctl start instance -i mydb3 -d mydb
...
[main] [10:9:37:980] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:74] Calling Runtime.exec() with the command
[main] [10:9:37:981] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:76] /u01/app/root/product/10.2.0.3/crs/bin/crs_stat
[main] [10:9:37:981] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:76] -u
[main] [10:9:37:982] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:76] ora.mydb.mydb3.inst
[main] [10:9:38:18] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:131] runCommand: Waiting for the process
[Thread-1] [10:9:38:20] [StreamReader.run:61] In StreamReader.run
[Thread-0] [10:9:38:20] [StreamReader.run:61] In StreamReader.run
[Thread-1] [10:9:38:169] [StreamReader.run:65] ERROR>error connecting to CRSD at
[(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=ipc)(KEY=ora_crsqs))] clsccon 184
[main] [10:9:38:183] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:133] runCommand: process returns 1
[main] [10:9:38:183] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:147] RunTimeExec: output>
[main] [10:9:38:183] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:155] RunTimeExec: error>
[main] [10:9:38:184] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:158] error connecting to CRSD at
[(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=ipc)(KEY=ora_crsqs))] clsccon 184

[main] [10:9:38:184] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:175] Returning from RunTimeExec.runCommand
[main] [10:9:38:185] [HAOperationImpl.runCommand:1290] set status FAILED
[main] [10:9:38:186] [HAStatusOperation.run:127] Returned from executing the HA Operation
[main] [10:9:38:187] [HAStatusOperation.run:138] ERROR>
[main] [10:9:38:188] [LocalCommand.execute:56] LocalCommand.execute: Returned from run method
[main] [10:9:38:188] [ParallelServerHA.getInstanceStatus:364] Stat operation failed

Cause

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