Marking a replaced disk as Hot Spare in Exadata Compute Node (Doc ID 1289684.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

In the event of a disk replacement in Compute Node it may be required to label the newly replaced disk as the new hot spare.

Example
3rd disk in the array has failed,
Array has been rebuilt & utilized the hot spare.
Bad Disk has been replaced with a new Drive.
Now the replaced Drive is marked as 'unconfigured (good)'

% MegaCli64 -CfgDsply -a0|grep 'Firmware state:'

Firmware state: Unconfigured(good), Spun Up


Solution

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