Exadata: Flash Disks Reported as "NOT PRESENT" then Returns to "NORMAL" State without User Intervention (Doc ID 1518775.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2013

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Image versions: 11.2.2.4.2 or earlier

Symptoms



The cell server generates an alert for flash cards' status "Not Present". 

The alert however automatically clears itself after a short time and returns to "Normal" status.

For example: here is a sample output from alert history:

 

 
This may happen for multiple flash disks at the same time.

Cause

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