Hardware Alerts: "A generic component (fan.column) is suspected of causing a fault"
(Doc ID 1145583.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 11.2] Information in this document applies to any platform.
Exadata version 2 cells reporting the following hardware alerts:
Understanding the alert message
Message ID: SPX86-8000-2Y indicates that the ILOM fault manager has received an error report indicating a fan column is either missing or faulted. A fan column failure occurs when both fans in a column are either missing or faulted.
On an Exadata version 2 storage cell (Sun Fire X4275) a fan column consist of a fan module located in the front row and a fan module located directly behind it in the second row:
Fan Column /sys/fb0/fm0 /sys/fb1/fm0 Fan Column /sys/fb0/fm1 /sys/fb1/fm1 Fan Column /sys/fb0/fm2 /sys/fb1/fm2
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