Replacing FlashCards or FDOM's when Griddisks are created on FlashDisk's (Doc ID 1545103.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.1.2.1 to 11.2.3.2.1 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

According to Oracle Exadata best practices MOS Note: 1274318.1, there should be no griddisks configured on the flashdisks; however, this setup is supported if configuration is desired.

The following steps need to be taken prior to replacing a Flash Disk or FDOM on the cell machine.

example...

# cellcli -e list griddisk FDOM_DATA_FD_02_dmorlcel09 detail
         name:                   FDOM_DATA_FD_02_dmorlcel09
         asmDiskgroupName:       FDOM_DATA
         asmDiskName:            FDOM_DATA_FD_02_DMORLCEL09
         asmFailGroupName:       FDOM_DATA_FD_02_DMORLCEL09
         availableTo:
         cachingPolicy:          default
         cellDisk:               FD_02_dmorlcel09
         comment:
         creationTime:           2013-04-11T17:42:30-04:00
         diskType:               FlashDisk                                     -----> Notice the type!
         errorCount:             0
         id:                     563372bd-07c4-4e26-8f03-6f7ce6184a6d
         offset:                 32M
         size:                   5G
         status:                 active





Changes

FDOM or FlashCard hardware replacement

Cause

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