Exadata: CELL-04582: An error was encountered while populating the disk

(Doc ID 1500832.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2014

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.2.4.2 to 11.2.3.1.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

This issue could happen at the time of rolling upgrade from say 11.2.2.4.2 to 11.2.3.1.1 or after replacing a bad disk. After reboot of cell the error could be :-


"FAILED: Wait for cell to reboot and come online."

Cellcli commands give error below :-

#cellcli -e 'list griddisk attributes name,status,asmmodestatus,asmdeactivationoutcome'

CELL-04582: An error was encountered while populating the disk.

List lun disk, list celldisk also give the error :-

CELL-04582: An error was encountered while populating the disk.

 

Cause

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