Oracleasm Disk Instantiation Fails With Errors: "Operation not permitted" (Doc ID 2181919.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RAC database cluster will not come up after  O/S or Grid/Oracle patching. The command "crsctl start cluster"  hangs  or oracleasm disks not starting properly.

/var/log/oracleasm shows the following errors :

Changes

McAfee Solidifier,  McAfee antivirus or host intrusion protection product has been installed or configured.

Cause

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