OpenVMS: INIT_CRS START fails with Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE (Doc ID 796648.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

When starting CRS ($ INIT_CRS START), the following output is produced:

$ init_crs start
Preparing Oracle Cluster Ready Services (CRS):
Oracle Cluster Synchronization Service starting by user request.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE.

Changes

Someone may have done some house keeping and deleted some key CRS related files.

Cause

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