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CRS-2674: ROOT.SH Fails to Start ORA.CSSD if CRS Cluster Name Contains Special Character (Doc ID 984697.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

11gR2 Grid Infrastructure (aka CRS) on top of 3rd party clusterware (SFRAC in example below), root.sh fails with following:

..
CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'enode2'
CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'enode2' succeeded
CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2'
CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2'
CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2' succeeded
CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2' failed
CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2'
CRS-2678: 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2' has experienced an unrecoverable failure
CRS-0267: Human intervention required to resume its availability.
CRS-2673: Attempting to stop 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2'
CRS-2677: Stop of 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2' succeeded
CRS-4000: Command Start failed, or completed with errors.
..


$GRID_HOME/cfgtoollogs/crsconfig/rootcrs_${HOSTNAME}.log shows following:

..
2009-12-28 09:02:20: Starting CSS in clustered mode
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'enode2'
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.cssdmonitor' on 'enode2' succeeded
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2'
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2'
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2' succeeded
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2' failed
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2'
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2678: 'ora.cssd' on 'enode2' has experienced an unrecoverable failure
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-0267: Human intervention required to resume its availability.
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2673: Attempting to stop 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2'
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-2677: Stop of 'ora.diskmon' on 'enode2' succeeded
2009-12-28 09:04:50: CRS-4000: Command Start failed, or completed with errors.
..


$GRID_HOME/log/${HOSTNAME}/cssd/ocssd.log shows following:

2009-12-28 09:02:42.746: [    CSSD][6]clssnmQueueNotification: type (20) 1008aecd0
2009-12-28 09:02:42.746: [    CSSD][6]clssgmExecuteClientRequest: GRKJOIN recvd from client 1 (1010a3450)
2009-12-28 09:02:42.747: [    CSSD][6]clssgmJoinGrock: local grock CSS_INTERNAL_NODE_GROUP new client 1010a3450 with con 28e, requested num 0, flags 0x30000
2009-12-28 09:02:42.747: [    CSSD][6]clssgmAddNodeGrpMember: member (101627450) added
2009-12-28 09:02:43.739: [    CSSD][45]clssnm_skgxnmon: Failure 0 registering.(1//skgxnreg), CSS grpname crs-clust_NG
2009-12-28 09:02:46.769: [    CSSD][45]clssnm_skgxnmon: Failure 0 registering.(1//skgxnreg), CSS grpname crs-clust_NG
..
2009-12-28 09:04:44.935: [    CSSD][45](:CSSNM00017:)clssnm_skgxnmon: failed to register crs-clust_NG.
2009-12-28 09:04:44.935: [    CSSD][45]###################################
2009-12-28 09:04:44.936: [    CSSD][45]clssscExit: CSSD aborting from thread skgxnmon
2009-12-28 09:04:44.936: [    CSSD][45]###################################
2009-12-28 09:04:44.937: [    CSSD][6]clssgmClientShutdown: total iocapables 0
2009-12-28 09:04:44.937: [    CSSD][6]clssgmClientShutdown: graceful shutdown completed.
2009-12-28 09:04:44.937: [    CSSD][45]

As you can see, CRS cluster name in above example is crs-clust


Cause

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