Renaming OCR Using "ocrconfig -overwrite" Fails (Doc ID 866102.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You have a new storage device, and the ASM environment has been already migrated, but OCR and Voting devices also need to be moved.

For example the old Path begins with /dev/rdsk and new one with /hpap/rdsk. "hpap" is used by HP Multipathing Devices.

Following the instructions from <> OCR / Vote disk Maintenance Operations: (ADD/REMOVE/REPLACE/MOVE), including moving from RAW Devices to Block Devices:
  • Shutdown Oracle Clusterware on all nodes using "crsctl stop crs" as root
  • # ocrconfig -repair ocr /hpap/rdsk/hpap1
  • # ocrconfig -repair ocrmirror /hpap/rdsk/hpap2
  • # ocrconfig -overwrite
The last command wrote the following error messages into ocrconfig_18614.log:

2009-07-23 18:42:24.871: [ OCRCONF][1]ocrconfig starts...
2009-07-23 18:42:26.710: [ OCRRAW][1]propriogid:1: INVALID FORMAT
2009-07-23 18:42:26.710: [ OCRRAW][1]propriogid:1: INVALID FORMAT
2009-07-23 18:42:26.769: [ OCRRAW][1]proprcow: problem writing back the bootbuf
2009-07-23 18:42:26.769: [ OCRCONF][1]Failure in overwriting OCR configuration on disk
2009-07-23 18:42:26.769: [ OCRCONF][1]Exiting [status=failed]...


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