(Problem solved): Creating single instance database on Linux with Oracle clusterware

From: Maureen English <sxmte_at_email.alaska.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 17:11:49 -0900
Message-ID: <492618E5.7010702@email.alaska.edu>

Thanks for all the suggestions!

Per my sysadmin:
"I accidentally had the oracle home directory set to mount with the 'datavolume' option."

After the change, everything works perfectly!

  • Maureen

Dan Norris wrote:
> I don't think there's any reason that a shared OH *shouldn't* work--we
> never tried. That said, I personally don't feel that there's very much
> overhead with using local OHs since the installer installs all 6 nodes
> from a single session. When it's time to patch, I do a new OH, patch it
> up to whatever level we want/need, migrate DBs to use the new OH and
> eventually deinstall the previous OH after all DBs are migrated. That's
> been working well for us as we support 15+ DBs in our 6-node cluster.
> Good luck!
> Dan
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 4:16 PM, Maureen English <sxmte_at_email.alaska.edu
> <mailto:sxmte_at_email.alaska.edu>> wrote:
> Dan,
> Everything is the same, except that we don't have 'locally-installed
> OHs'.
> The OH is on a shared filesystem. However, when we moved it to a local
> filesystem, my problem went away.
> I've found a number of Metalink notes that discuss problems related to
> the shared file system, so we're looking into other options, mainly just
> what you have...locally-installed ORACLE_HOMEs on each node.
> Thanks.
> - Maureen

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