Exadata X2 "... System disk does not have the Boot Signature ..." after Cell System disk replacement (Doc ID 1389581.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.1.2.0 to 11.2.2.3.1 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After a system disk is replaced in one of the storage cell, validate configuration returns following error:

Changes

A system disk was replaced in one of the storage cell

Below is an example of the errors you might see:


 ... 2011-12-22T10:34:07-06:00 critical
"Cell configuration check discovered the following problems: System Disk Errors: [WARNING] Only one system disk found. System disk RAID is in degraded mode. "

... 2011-12-23T10:36:12-06:00 critical
"Cell configuration check discovered the following problems: System Disk Errors: [ERROR] System disk does not have the BOOT signature. [ERROR] System disk does not have a valid BOOT signature.

Cause

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