Re: oracm dying, ocfs not mounting from multiple systems

Assuming you mean to create the quorum file larger, I already tried this=
.  My cm.log file in fact didn't have any error messages pertaining to o=
pening or writing to the quorum file, which I think were/are the symptom=
s that make the enlargening work.

Thanks anyway!


----- Original Message -----
From: Senthil Ramanujam <datum.data@xxxxxxxxx>
To: jclarke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 16:39:46 -0400
Subject: Re: oracm dying, ocfs not mounting from multiple systems


> Hi John,
>=20
> I recently ran into the same issue. After running dd command(suggested
> by metalink), i dont see this issue again. Give it a shot and see if
> that helps.
>=20
> thanks.
>=20
> senthil
>=20
>=20
> On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 16:17:09 -0400, John Clarke <jclarke@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=
om>
> wrote:
> > I'm trying to build a 9.2.0.4 RAC on OCFS filesystem, RHAS21, both h=
osts=3D
> > running as VMWare 4.5 virtual machines on top of a Windows XP host, =
and=3D
> > oracm dies on the 2nd node I start it on.  The cm.log file is quite =
inc=3D
> > onclusive, as it only gives me one thing that looks at all like an e=
rror=3D
> > :
> >=20
> > InitClusterDB(): getservbyname on CMSrvr failed: -22
> >=20
> > Lots of posts on Metalink that say things like "create your quorum f=
ile =3D
> > larger" and so forth, and none of these suggestions work. The last s=
ugge=3D
> > stion I got was from Rich Jesse, which was to build my quorum file (=
and =3D
> > other) on raw devices instead of OCFS filesystem.  I really would li=
ke t=3D
> > o get OCFS working though and I've got a feeling my oracm problem is=
 rel=3D
> > ated to an issue w/ OCFS but would like to confirm.
> >=20
> > My question is this ...
> >=20
> > If I format and mount an OCFS filesystem from 2 nodes and run /sbin/=
moun=3D
> > ted.ocfs against the device, should I see both nodes in the "nodes" =
line=3D
> > =3D3F  My guess is yes on this, but for some reason I only see the l=
ocal n=3D
> > ode, regardless of where I run it from.  After mounting the ocfs fil=
esys=3D
> > tem, I can create a quorum and srvm file from one node, but am not a=
ble =3D
> > to "see it" from the other node without unmounting and mounting.
> >=20
> > The darndest thing about this whoe thing is that I had a 92R4 cluste=
r wo=3D
> > rking fine in this OCFS configuration for about a year, until a mont=
h ag=3D
> > o when oracm started dying. I've since scratched and rebuilt both VM=
s, t=3D
> > o no avail.
> >=20
> > Thoughts=3D3F
> >=20
> > --
> > http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l
> >
>=20

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