Solaris Cluster HA-Oracle on Netapp: Failed to Lock /pkg/SID/oraSID/oracle/10.2/dbs/lkSID Exclusive When Starting SUNW.oracle_server Resource (Doc ID 1530148.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to 3.3U1 5/11 [Release 3.0 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

In this scenario HA-Oracle (SUNW.oracle_server) is configured in Solaris Cluster and the Oracle database is using nfs filesystem of a Netapp filer.

After power off from a node or incomplete shutdown of oracle server, the SUNW.oracle_server resource fails to start the database on any of the nodes with the following message in the Oracle alert log file or in the log file of SUNW.oracle_server (/var/opt/SUNWscor/...):

See also <Document 145194.1> ORA-1157 ORA-1110 ORA-27086 Starting up Database


Changes

 The originally attached Netapp filers had been replaced by new Netapp filers. These new filers hat been registered via scnas, but to register the shared mounts via scnasdir was forgotten.

Cause

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