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Clusterware installation problem

anisar asked
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I am installing clusterware 10gR2 on linux.
at the end of the installation it ask me to run orainstRoot.sh and Root.sh.
orainstRoot.sh OK on both nodes
but root.sh is generating following error,
Failed to upgrade Oracle Cluster Registry configuration.
after that when I check the configToolFailedCommands i found three failed command there.
one is Ok, but other two are generation error,
the command is:
oifcfg setif -global  eth1/ eth2/
PRIF-12: failed to initialize cluster support services
other command
./cluvfy stage -post crsinst -n richxraccn01,richxraccn02
Checking CRS integrity...

Checking daemon liveness...
Liveness check failed for "CRS daemon".
Check failed on nodes:

Checking daemon liveness...
Liveness check failed for "CSS daemon".
Check failed on nodes:

Checking daemon liveness...
Liveness check failed for "EVM daemon".
Check failed on nodes:

CRS integrity check failed.

Abdul Nisar
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Check your Host file ,copy and paste you host file here

Hav you tried pinging all the ips available in the host file with the other nodes ??


Thank you Anand for reply, the etc/hosts entries are given bellow,

[oracle@richxraccn01 ~]$ cat /etc/hosts
# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail.               localhost.localdomain localhost           richxraccn01 richxraccn01.cavalier.com           richxraccn02 richxraccn02.cavalier.com           richxraccn01-priv richxraccn01-priv.cavalier.com           richxraccn02-priv richxraccn02-priv.cavalier.com           richxracvn01 richxracvn01.cavalier.com           richxracvn02 richxracvn02.cavalier.com              richxutil01 richxutil01.cavalier.com

when i ping from richxraccn01 to richxracvn02 and from richxraccn02 to richxracvn01 i got the following error message
 Destination Host Unreachable
but others are OK,

Abdul Nisar

you can try it like below: is your really host ip address,and other two ,one is virtual ip ,one is private ip!note:virtual ip address must not configure it manually.           richxraccn01_vip           richxraccn02_vip           richxraccn01_priv           richxraccn02_priv           richxracvn01 richxracvn01.cavalier.com           richxracvn02 richxracvn02.cavalier.com
yes try out what  nmgzw said.

Check your user equivalence and also time synchronice btw the two server.

 You should ping both ip address and also host name wise.
ex :

from node 1 :
 ssh richxraccn01_vip aslo ssh node1 virtual-ipaddress
 ssh richxraccn02_vip also ssh node2 virutal-ipaddress
 ssh richxracvn01 richxracvn01.cavalier.com also ssh ipaddress
 ssh richxracvn01 richxracvn02.cavalier.com also ssh ipaddress

 check this generate key,see to that oracle user can able to log on same node and other node it should log on without the passwd.

it shud ping even without the domain name


Thanks for reply, are vip address, I am not able to connect by ssh from my desktop by these IPs,
but I am able to connect by Public ips and names,
that are

Abdul Nisar
vip ip should ping self and also with each other nodes.so that  your root.sh will run the vipca succesfullly during the database software installation.
Clean up the prior installation you did before you start with the new installation.

 Refer the below metalink document id for cleaning it : Doc ID: Note:239998.1


Thank you anand,
i followed the Doc ID: Note:239998.1 on your recomendation and I am able to run the root.sh script.
now CRS daemon, CSS daemon and EVM daemon are running, but set agian stop, and when i run the cluvfy post command then I got the following error,
OCR ID is inconsistent amongst the nodes.
Possibly different devices are in use across the nodes.

        OCR ID = "1415643988" found for nodes: richxraccn02
        OCR ID = "232714081" found for nodes: richxraccn01

Checking CRS health...
CRS health check failed.
Check failed on nodes:
and when I run the VIPCA then i got the following error,
PRKR-1062 : Failed to find configuration for node richxraccn01
PRKR-1062 : Failed to find configuration for node richxraccn01

May i knw wheather you created the oracle user in the second node depending on the first node group and user id.

go throught the oracle note id :B10766-02 .Check with this notes and let me know wheather you followed all the pre installation steps.

even if vip is not there,root.sh will run properly when you run it during database software installation.

Have you verified by issuing  crs_stat ( status) command when you installed crs software .Once when you install crs software you should run crs_stat and verify wheather any resources register with it,it should show no resources regsitered because you didnt install the database softtware.then after that start installating the database software when you run root.sh script you will be able to see root.sh running then finish running it in both the node and if you are creating a started database do it.once after you finish all the installation.check with crs_stat you will able to find the all the instance,vip,and all the sources registered with crs_stat

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you are right, root.sh is not depend on vip, after analyzing the whole system I found that ' on restart the nodes firewall was turning ON on both nodes. that's why CRS-daemon, EVM-daemon and CSS-daemon was not starting on other nodes.
the I used the following commands to check and turn off the firewall.

Check Linux firewall configuration for IP routing using the command:
# iptables –L
If IP firewall routing is enabled, manually turn it off using the command:
# /etc/init.d/iptables stop
To ensure it will not start again on server reboot, use the command:
# chkconfig iptables off

Now the clusterware is installed successfully and working very well.
Thank you anand
your help is really appriciated.

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