Saturday, July 26, 2014

Possible root causes of “crsctl replace votedisk failure” “CRS-4000”

 

Symptom:


[oracle@rac1 grid]$ crsctl replace votedisk +ocr_vote;
Failed to create voting files on disk group ocr_vote.
Change to configuration failed, but was successfully rolled back.
CRS-4000: Command Replace failed, or completed with errors.

Cause 1: compatible.asm  is default and less than 11.2.0.0.0

Sun Jul 27 01:56:20 2014
NOTE: Creating voting files in diskgroup OCR_VOTE
Sun Jul 27 01:56:20 2014
NOTE: Voting File refresh pending for group 3/0x6e9432c (OCR_VOTE)
NOTE: Attempting voting file creation in diskgroup OCR_VOTE
ERROR: Voting file allocation failed for group OCR_VOTE
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/asm/+asm/+ASM1/trace/+ASM1_ora_5279.trc:
ORA-15221: ASM operation requires compatible.asm of 11.2.0.0.0 or higher
NOTE: Attempting voting file refresh on diskgroup OCR_VOTE
NOTE: Refresh completed on diskgroup OCR_VOTE. No voting file found.

Cause 2: not enough failgroups to support required copy for redundancy

Sun Jul 27 02:06:52 2014
NOTE: Creating voting files in diskgroup OCR_VOTE
Sun Jul 27 02:06:52 2014
NOTE: Voting File refresh pending for group 3/0x71294335 (OCR_VOTE)
NOTE: Attempting voting file creation in diskgroup OCR_VOTE
NOTE: voting file allocation on grp 3 disk OCR_VOTE_0000
NOTE: voting file allocation on grp 3 disk OCR_VOTE_0001
ERROR: Voting file allocation failed for group OCR_VOTE
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/asm/+asm/+ASM1/trace/+ASM1_ora_6738.trc:
ORA-15274: Not enough failgroups (3) to create voting files
NOTE: Attempting voting file refresh on diskgroup OCR_VOTE
NOTE: Refresh completed on diskgroup OCR_VOTE. No voting file found.
NOTE: Voting file relocation is required in diskgroup OCR_VOTE
NOTE: Attempting voting file relocation on diskgroup OCR_VOTE
NOTE: voting file deletion on grp 3 disk OCR_VOTE_0000
NOTE: voting file deletion on grp 3 disk OCR_VOTE_0001
NOTE: No voting file found on diskgroup OCR_VOTE