Re: starting up a rac node via sqlplus?

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Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 20:32:13 +0200
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On Sat, 30 May 2009 08:53:10 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

>On May 30, 11:28 am, wrote:
>> >While sqlplus can be used for startup/shutdown of rac instances and
>> >the database oracle has a command srvctl specifically designed for RAC
>> >databases.
>> >It's been around since 9 RAC ...
>> And often it doesn't work.
>If you have a reproducible test case then by all means post it.

Right now I don't have one, but it happens often. It always boils down to srvctl not being able to communicate with clusterware, shouting the resource doesn't exist.
As soon as you startup the instance using sqlplus it works.
>If you have a service contract then you can get a service request
>logged with oracle.

Oh yes, that is an option. It won't resolve the issue however. They'll advise you to upgrade, and the upgrade crashes. OTS has been working on that for more than 2 months, and they didn't come up with a solution yet.

Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Sat May 30 2009 - 13:32:13 CDT

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