ORA-3951: Correcting the ORACLE HOME

ORA-3951: Correcting the ORACLE HOME
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When you're trying to start the database, you could find this error:

SQL> startup restrict;
ORA-39511: Start of CRS resource for instance '223' failed with error:
[CRS-2800: Cannot start resource 'ora.DATA.dg' as it is already in the INTERMEDIATE state on server 'datahost'
CRS-0223: Resource 'ora.dbone.db' has placement error.
clsr_start_resource:260 status:223
clsrapi_start_db:start_asmdbs status:223

Sometimes the configuration of the cluster may look correct, but the steps to remediate this issue are: