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Oracle MiniCluster MC-S7: MCMU Installation Fails at Step 16 "Install Grid Infrastructure in Kernel Zone" (Doc ID 2252452.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle MiniCluster Specific Software - Version 1.x and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


MiniCluster initial installation may fail during step 16 "Shared Storage Setup: Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12c in Kernel Zones" for no apparent reason.  The MiniCluster logfiles only mention a failure during the installation of Grid Infrastructure in the kernel zone (acfskz). 

Grid Infrastructure installation logfiles need to be retrieved from the kernel zone (zlogin acfskz, then find GI logs).  These logs will, amongst other issues, list NTP failures.  These can be:

Other issues mentioned in the same log file, which are not the reason for the failure are:

These two issues are normal and not a problem.


NTP server unreliable or misconfigured.


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