REPLACING A FAILED DISK SKIPS AUTOMATIC CREATION OF CELL/GRID DISKSe Cell/Grid Disks (Doc ID 1389968.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.2.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Replacing a failed disk does not automatically recreate the cell/grid disks
Lun gets created automatically.

MS log has the following sequence of  entries for the time at which the new disk was inserted.
 

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[2011-11-14T09:01:17.576-06:00] .. Lun 0_4 - status change detected: 413 => 410.
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[2011-11-14T09:01:17.828-06:00] .. In lunStatusChanged: rescanning device /dev/sde.
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[2011-11-14T09:02:52.228-06:00] ..Raise the autoCreateGCD flag on the new physical disk 20:4
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 [2011-11-14T09:02:52.278-06:00] .. New lun 0_4 was found in status 411
 [2011-11-14T09:02:52.278-06:00] .. Remove the autoCreateGCD flag on LUN 0_4 because no CD exists previoulsy.
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Cause

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