Cannot Recreate Flashcache after recreating flashdisks: Cellservers CELL-02664 CELL-02559 (Doc ID 1338892.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.1.2.0 to 11.2.2.3.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You receive a warning on flashdisks on cell server
The alert was via EM Grid Control (but could be discovered through scripts or other methods)
The flashdisks are recreated but not able to successfully recreate the flashcache

Attempts

# service celld restart

Stopping the RS, CELLSRV, and MS services...
The SHUTDOWN of services was successful.
Starting the RS, CELLSRV, and MS services...
Getting the state of RS services...
running

Starting CELLSRV services...
The STARTUP of CELLSRV services was successful.
Starting MS services...

The STARTUP of MS services was successful.
[root@ace23 ~]# cellcli
CellCLI: Release 11.2.2.2.2 - Production on Fri Jul 08 12:42:47 IDT 2011

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Cell Efficiency Ratio: 211M

CellCLI> create flashcache all

CELL-02664: Failed to create FLASHCACHE on cell disk FD_00_ace23l03. Received error: CELL-02559: There is a communication error between MS and CELLSRV.

Changes

Flashcache creation failed after successful recreation of flashdisks

Cause

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