RAC Service Does Not Start in CRS, however connections work for it

(Doc ID 856668.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
Following instance startup a service fails to start.

The crsd log (<crs home>/log/<node>/crsd/crsd.log) shows:

2009-07-08 13:20:11.145: [ CRSRES][502071] Start of `ora.ORCL.OCRL1.inst` on member `rac1` succeeded. 
2009-07-08 13:21:11.653: [ CRSRES][502108] startRunnable: setting CLI values 
2009-07-08 13:21:11.684: [ CRSRES][502108] Attempting to start `ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.cs` on member `pbusdbr1` 
2009-07-08 13:21:11.934: [ CRSRES][502111] startRunnable: setting CLI values 
2009-07-08 13:21:11.939: [ CRSRES][502111] Attempting to start `ora.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv` on member `rac1` 
2009-07-08 13:21:12.178: [ CRSAPP][502111] StartResource error for ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv error code = 1 
2009-07-08 13:21:12.405: [ CRSRES][502111] Start of `ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv` on member `pbusdbr1` failed

The resource log (<database home>/log/<node>/racg/ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv.log) shows:

2009-07-08 13:21:12.164: [ RACG][1] [22008][1][ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv]: clsrcremaction: clsrcrpcreq message returned: 1 '' 
2009-07-08 13:21:12.174: [ RACG][1] [22008][1][ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv]: end for resource = ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv, action = start, status = 1, time = 0.082s

The imon log for the instance (<database home>/log/<node>/racg/imon_ORCL.log) shows:

2009-07-08 13:21:12.160: [ RACG][46] [21080][46][ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv]: CLSR-0002: Oracle error encountered while executing clsrcsnstartsrv : execute2 
2009-07-08 13:21:12.160: [ RACG][46] [21080][46][ora.ORCL.TESTSRV.ORCL1.srv]: ORA-44305: service TESTSRV is running 
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 86 
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SERVICE", line 444 
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SERVICE", line 365 
ORA-06512: at line 1 

Cause

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