10gR2 Silent Install with 11gr2 CRS fails

I was trying to perform a 10.2 silent install with 11gR2 CRS. While doing pre-checks installer failed with following error Check complete: Failed <<<< Problem: The 'active' version of Oracle Clusterware is not 10g Release 2 (10.2). Recommendation: You must upgrade all nodes of the cluster to Oracle Clusterware 10g Release 2. If you have…

10.2 CRS startup issue

Today I faced a strange issue with CRS  post host reboot. CRS was not coming up and we could see following message in $ORA_CRS_HOME/log/<hostname>/client/clsc*.log cat clsc26.log Oracle Database 10g CRS Release 10.2.0.4.0 Production Copyright 1996, 2008 Oracle. All rights reserved. 2011-07-01 21:00:14.345: [ COMMCRS][2541577376]clsc_connect: (0x6945e0) no listener at (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=IPC)(KEY=CRSD_UI_SOCKET)) 2011-07-01 21:00:14.345: [ COMMCRS][2541577376]clsc_connect: (0x695020) no…

SRVCTL fails to start RAC resources:CRS-0215

After upgrading RAC database to 10204 and applying CRS bundle patch-1 for 10204 crs home, srvctl command fails to startup resources on rac nodes. While starting up RAC resources using SRVCTL following error occurs in CRSD.log file: $ srvctl start instance -d rac -i rac2 2009-04-09 13:45:22.091: [ CRSRES][2611477408][ALERT]0`ora…inst` on member “ has experienced an…

CRS Fails to Start – 10.2.0.1 RAC Install on AIX

I was installing 10.2.0.1 on IBM AIX 5L and while running root.sh from first node (as part of Clusterware installation) got following messages Now formatting voting device: /dev/voting_disk01 Now formatting voting device: /dev/voting_disk02 Now formatting voting device: /dev/voting_disk03 Format of 3 voting devices complete. Startup will be queued to init within 30 seconds I waited…

Creating Oracle Extended RAC on Oracle VM

Yesterday, I found one very useful article at OTN “Creating Oracle Extended RAC” on completely virtual environment using Oracle VM. As Virtualization is becoming popular day by day and is very cost effective, one must know how to use this to simulate actual environments. Click  here for details on Oracle Extended RAC on Oracle VM.

Verification of CRS Integrity Was Unsuccessful

While going through the routine checks from Grid Control, I found a critical alert stating “clusterware integrity check failed” and by clicking on this message it says that there is problem with some metric collections on RAC environment. To check the node reachability status following query was run: $ $CRS_HOME/bin/cluvfy comp nodecon -n all This…