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Friday, April 30, 2010

OCSSD Error during oracle ASM instance creation or running localconfig add ?

OCSSD Error during oracle ASM instance creation or running  localconfig add ?

Once this is done, then CSS will be configured and the DBCA will allow the user to proceed with the configuration of ASM.

When starting OCSS demon you may get the below error...
 #. /localconfig add

Successfully accumulated necessary OCR keys.
Creating OCR keys for user 'root', privgrp 'root'..
Operation successful.
Configuration for local CSS has been initialized
Cleaning up Network socket directories
Setting up Network socket directories
Adding to inittab
Startup will be queued to init within 30 seconds.
Checking the status of new Oracle init process...
Expecting the CRS daemons to be up within 600 seconds.
Giving up: Oracle CSS stack appears NOT to be running.
Oracle CSS service would not start as installed
Automatic Storage Management(ASM) cannot be used until Oracle CSS servic

Solution for the above error is..

1. Reboot the box

. Clean up

# rm -f /usr/tmp/.oracle/*
# rm -f /tmp/.oracle/*
# rm -f /var/tmp/.oracle/*


4. cd $ORACLE_HOME/bin

5. as Root

# localconfig reset $ORACLE_HOME


  1. Troubleshooting its good actually,

    most of the environment have separate home path for CRS... so use the below

    localconfig reset $ORA_CRS_HOME

  2. I done a mistake in RAC server, so my node1 got down due to this...if you have problem in RAC node 1, use the

    localconfig reset $ORA_CRS_HOME

    to restore