Cannot Start CSS Daemon setsid: failed with -1/1 (ASM Standalone) (Doc ID 788915.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to reconfigure CSS service due to the next error reported in the cssdOUT.log file:

priority string (4)
setsid: failed with -1/1
s0clssscGetEnvOracleUser: calling getpwnam_r for user oracleagent
s0clssscGetEnvOracleUser: info for user oracleagent complete
2009-03-03 17:34 CSSD starting

Cause

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