createing db 11gr1 on grid 11gr2

From: Andreas Piesk <>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 10:14:16 -0800 (PST)
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Hello list,

is it possible to create a 11gr1 rac database on grid 11gr2? i thought it is possible but i get errors while trying it. dbca fails while trying to start the instance:

ORA-29702: error occurred in Cluster Group Service operation

the alert.log:

Mon Nov 30 18:13:03 2009
Starting ORACLE instance (normal)
Errors in file /opt/oracle/base/diag/rdbms/rac11r1/RAC11R1/trace/ RAC11R1_ora_31146.trc:
ORA-27504: IPC error creating OSD context ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:skgxnqtsz failed with status: 0
ORA-27301: OS failure message: Error 0
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: SKGXN not av clsssinit ret = 21
interconnect information is not available from OCR   WARNING: No cluster interconnect has been specified. Depending on

           the communication driver configured Oracle cluster traffic
           may be directed to the public interface of this machine.
           Oracle recommends that RAC clustered databases be
           with a private interconnect for enhanced security and

Shared memory segment for instance monitoring created Picked latch-free SCN scheme 2
Using LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_1 parameter default value as /opt/oracle/base/ product/11.1.0/db/dbs/arch
Using LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_10 parameter default value as USE_DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST
Autotune of undo retention is turned on. IMODE=BR
ILAT =18
SYS auditing is disabled
Starting up ORACLE RDBMS Version: Using parameter settings in client-side pfile /opt/oracle/base/admin/ RAC11R1/pfile/init.ora on machine rac11r2-1 System parameters with non-default values:
  processes                = 150
  nls_territory            = "GERMANY"
  memory_target            = 300M
  db_block_size            = 8192
  compatible               = ""
  db_create_file_dest      = "+DATA"

  db_recovery_file_dest = "+RECO"
  db_recovery_file_dest_size= 2G
  undo_tablespace          = "UNDOTBS1"
  remote_login_passwordfile= "EXCLUSIVE"
  db_domain                = "test"
  dispatchers              = "(PROTOCOL=TCP) (SERVICE=RAC11R1XDB)"
  audit_file_dest          = "/opt/oracle/base/admin/RAC11R1/adump"
  audit_trail              = "DB"
  db_name                  = "RAC11R1"
  open_cursors             = 300
  diagnostic_dest          = "/opt/oracle/base"
Cluster communication is configured to use the following interface(s) for this instance
cluster interconnect IPC version:Oracle UDP/IP (generic) IPC Vendor 1 proto 2
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
PMON started with pid=2, OS id=31155
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
VKTM started with pid=3, OS id=31159 at elevated priority VKTM running at (20)ms precision
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
DIAG started with pid=4, OS id=31165
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
DBRM started with pid=5, OS id=31169
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
PING started with pid=6, OS id=31173
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
PSP0 started with pid=7, OS id=31177
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
ACMS started with pid=8, OS id=31181
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
DSKM started with pid=9, OS id=31185
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
DIA0 started with pid=10, OS id=31189
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
LMON started with pid=11, OS id=31193
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
LMD0 started with pid=9, OS id=31197
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
RMS0 started with pid=12, OS id=31201
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
MMAN started with pid=13, OS id=31205
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
DBW0 started with pid=14, OS id=31209
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
LGWR started with pid=15, OS id=31213
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
CKPT started with pid=16, OS id=31217
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
SMON started with pid=17, OS id=31221
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
RECO started with pid=18, OS id=31225
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
MMON started with pid=19, OS id=31229
starting up 1 dispatcher(s) for network address '(ADDRESS=(PARTIAL=YES) (PROTOCOL=TCP))'...
Mon Nov 30 18:13:05 2009
MMNL started with pid=20, OS id=31233
starting up 1 shared server(s) ...
USER (ospid: 31146): terminating the instance due to error 29702 Instance terminated by USER, pid = 31146

11gr1 cannot get the cluster ip and therefore cannot communicate with the clusterware a.k.a. grid.
on the same system i can deploy and start 11gr1 RAC or 11gr2 RAC with any problems, so the requirements for 11gr1 and 11gr2 are met.

am i completely wrong and it's not possible?

-ap Received on Mon Nov 30 2009 - 12:14:16 CST

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