Error 'Multipathd: Asm!.Asm_ctl_spec: Failed To Store Path Info' found In /var/log/messages (Doc ID 1268895.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] to Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U10]
Linux x86-64
This note will provide the way how to get around the issue when multipathd gives the following error message on crs startup.


Symptoms

The following message will be seen in /var/log/messages when CRS stack is started. 

/var/log/messages

When stopping the clusterware :

Nov 15 15:35:25 idsdr31 multipathd: ofsctl: remove path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:35:25 idsdr31 multipathd: ofsctl: spurious uevent, path not in pathvec
Nov 15 15:35:25 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error
Nov 15 15:35:26 idsdr31 kernel: ACFSK-0039: Module unloaded.
Nov 15 15:35:26 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vbg8: remove path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:35:26 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vbg8: spurious uevent, path not in pathvec
Nov 15 15:35:26 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error

 

When starting the clusterware:

Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 kernel: [Oracle OKS] Module load succeeded. Build information: (LOW DEBUG)- (USM_11.2.0.2.0_LINUX.X64_100804.1) , Built on 2010/08/17 00:52:36
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_spec: add path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_spec: failed to store path info
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vmb: add path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vmb: failed to store path info
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vdbg: add path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vdbg: failed to store path info
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vbg0: add path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 kernel: [Oracle ADVM] Module load succeeded. Build information: (LOW DEBUG) - USM_11.2.0.2.0_LINUX.X64_100804.1 Built on 2010/08/17 00:55:46
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vbg0: failed to store path info
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vbg1: add path (uevent)
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: asm!.asm_ctl_vbg1: failed to store path info
Nov 15 15:39:01 idsdr31 multipathd: uevent trigger error

 

Changes


Recently 11.2.0.2 has been installed or upgraded from previous version.

Cause

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