Re: Oracle/RAC installation problem

From: K Gopalakrishnan <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 14:17:32 -0600
Message-ID: <>


How about tracing the OUI to see how it is detecting the first two nodes (or finding other two as not clusterabe). Simply set the SRVM_TRACE environment to TRUE and trace the installer.


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 1:55 PM, Greg Norris <> wrote:
> My advance apologies for the vagueness, but the DBA team doesn't handle
> Oracle software installations in our shop, so I haven't actually seen the
> specific error messages (and apparently no logfiles were produced).
> I'll start by describing the environment. We have a 4-node Sun cluster,
> which is currently running an all-Oracle stack (no 3rd-party clusterware).
> CRS: (upgraded several months ago from
> ASM: ( was installed a few weeks ago, but that upgrade has
> not yet occurred)
> All components were installed into separate ORACLE_HOMEs.
> Now we're trying to install Oracle for DBMS use (once ASM is
> upgraded), and only 2 out of the 4 nodes are recognized as valid
> candidates... apparently the others are listed, but can't be selected. I'm
> told that both the 10gR2 and 11gR1 versions of the installer were tried, and
> that each exhibited this behavior. No such issues were encountered when
> installing for ASM recently, however.
> Does this sound familiar to anyone? Suggestions on were and/or how to begin
> troubleshooting this sort of issue would be most welcome.
> Thanx!
> --
> Boldly going forward, because we simply can't find reverse...

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