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horcmstart failed to start on AIX with the error " Unable to open Command Device"

Question asked by Vijay Kumar on Apr 4, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 7, 2014 by Vijay Kumar

Hi,

 

I am trying to configure HUR in a  AIX 6.1. The horcm.conf looks okay to me. But the horcmstart fails.

 

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            -  HORCM STARTUP LOG - Thu Apr  3 13:47:42 2014
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13:47:42-55dcc-06946882- horcmgr started on Thu Apr  3 13:47:42 2014
13:47:42-5752a-06946882- execvp() horcmd using /etc/./horcmgr [CWD=/etc]
13:47:42-66a58-11403384- Fibre address conversion TBL has been set to '3'

 

P.P.   : RAID Manager for AIX
Model  : RAID-Manager/AIX
Ver&Rev: 01-30-03/03
Release: Production(GA)

 

ALL Rights Reserved, Copyright (c) 1998-2013, Hitachi, Ltd.

 

HORCM(aixemc6 11403384) started by root (0) on Thu Apr  3 13:47:42 2014

 

13:47:42-686f5-11403384- horcmd_0-1 started on Thu Apr  3 13:47:42 2014
slmcmrhdr size = 56 bytes
rqry_test size = 288 bytes
rpprc_cmd size = 688 bytes
rread_cfg size = 208 bytes
rwait_evt size = 184 bytes
13:47:42-68fce-11403384- ******** starts Loading library for IPv6 *******
[ AF_INET6 = 24, AI_PASSIVE = 2 ]
getaddrinfo() : Linked on itself
inet_pton()   : Linked on itself
inet_ntop()   : Linked on itself
13:47:42-6967d-11403384- ******** finished Loading library **************
13:47:42-69e0b-11403384- [horcmcfgrdf] access(conf_file) OK.
13:47:42-6adfc-11403384- [horcmcfgrdf] access(check) OK.
13:47:42-6af58-11403384- [horcmcfgrdf] open(conf_file) OK.
13:47:42-6de95-11403384- [horcmcfgetent] HORCM_MON set the following values.[172.16.78.217][horcm][1000][3000]
13:47:42-6fae5-11403384- [horcmcfgetent] fseek(top) OK.
13:47:42-6fcfc-11403384- [horcmcfgetent] read(conf_file) OK.
13:47:42-6ff04-11403384- [horcmcfgrdf] close(conf_file) OK.
13:47:42-7005e-11403384- [horcmcfgrdf] horccmddev(0) OK.
13:47:42-701c6-11403384- [horcread] cmddevopen() start
13:47:42-7044e-11403384- sctl_open() : used Normal open() for '/dev/rhdisk250' with mode = 2.
*********** SYSTEM ERROR ***********
P.P.   : RAID Manager for AIX
Model  : RAID-Manager/AIX
Ver&Rev: 01-30-03/03
Release: Production(GA)

 

   Host: aixemc6
EUserId: root (0)
Process: 11403384

 

[System Call Error]
SysCall: open
Errorno: 6 (No such device or address)
ErrInfo: Internal Error
ErrTime: Thu Apr  3 13:47:42 2014
SrcFile: horcpprc.c
SrcLine: 2020

 

13:47:42-be135-11403384- horcread():cannot open command device:/dev/rhdisk250
13:47:42-be3d3-11403384- [WARNING] This device(/dev/rhdisk250) is not ready for receiving a command.
13:47:42-be569-11403384- [horcread] cmddevopen() start
13:47:42-be715-11403384- sctl_open() : used Normal open() for '/dev/rhdisk250' with mode = 2.
[System Call Error]
SysCall: open
Errorno: 6 (No such device or address)
ErrInfo: Internal Error
ErrTime: Thu Apr  3 13:47:42 2014
SrcFile: horcpprc.c
SrcLine: 2020

 

13:47:42-e30b3-11403384- horcread():cannot open command device:/dev/rhdisk250
13:47:42-e7927-11403384- [WARNING] This device(/dev/rhdisk250) is not ready for receiving a command.
13:47:42-e7af2-11403384- No device is ready for receiving a command in 1 line from HORC_CMD.
13:47:42-e7ef4-11403384- ERROR:horcm_cfg_create
13:47:47-6df93-06946882- horcmgr:Failed to connect to HORCM.

 

 

Zoning is correct and i can see the hdisk250 using lspv..

 

Any help is appreciated.

 

thanks

-Vijay

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