Linux: root.sh Fails to Format Voting disks when Placing OCR/Voting Disks on ASM Using asmlib (Doc ID 955550.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Linux x86
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
x86 64 bit (for Enterprise Linux only)
Linux x86-64
x86 32 bit (for Enterprise Linux only)
Grid Infrastructure, clusterware, CRS, voting disk

***Checked for relevance on 11-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation with Oracle ASM using ASMlib fails during root.sh execution.

At the completion of Grid Infrastructure installation, root.sh script executed on the first node in the cluster fails to format the OCR and voting disks which are placed on ASM storage.


Example of the error when root.sh fails:

CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.ctssd' on 'auw2k3' succeeded
ASM created and started successfully.
DiskGroup DATA created successfully.

Errors in file :
ORA-27091: unable to queue I/O
ORA-15081: failed to submit an I/O operation to a disk
ORA-06512: at line 4
PROT-1: Failed to initialize ocrconfig
Command return code of 255 (65280) from command: /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/ocrconfig -upgrade oragrid oinstall
Failed to create Oracle Cluster Registry configuration, rc 255
CRS-2500: Cannot stop resource 'ora.crsd' as it is not running
CRS-4000: Command Stop failed, or completed with errors.
Command return code of 1 (256) from command: /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/bin/crsctl stop resource ora.crsd -init
Stop of resource "ora.crsd -init" failed

Changes

New installation

Cause

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