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Oracle Grid Infrastructure: 11.2.0.3.5 PSU on AIX: gipchaLowerRecv: invalid message header hdr

Just a quick note: if you plan to apply PSU 5 on top of 11.2.0.3 on AIX 6.1 or 7.1 – it has a known issue.

CSSD will not start on the second node (depending on the order how you start OHASD in the cluster) and ocssd.log will show “gipchaLowerRecv: invalid message header hdr” with broken multicast headers. It’s a little bit strange, because it could use broadcast as well (since 11.2.0.3), but I don’t know the background yet.

The known issue is:
Bug 16268804 : GI STACK NOT STARTING ON POST APPLY OF 11.2.0.3.5 PSU

So just be careful and look at this bug before you start. Up to now there’s no progress, the official workaround today is “Go for PSU 4 instead”.

Salute the brave
Martin

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