Exadata: Attempt to re-create the DBFS_DG diskgroup fails with ORA-15276 and PROC-26 (Doc ID 1570830.1)

Last updated on JULY 23, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

We might run into the following scenario when try to re-create the DBFS_DG diskgroup, and the diskgroup is dismounted due to missing disks.

SQL> drop diskgroup DBFS_DG force including contents;
drop diskgroup DBFS_DG force including contents

* ERROR at line 1:
ORA-15039: diskgroup not dropped
ORA-15276: ASM diskgroup DBFS_DG has cluster voting files

And the attempt to move the voting files to an available diskgroup would fail as well. 

bash-4.1$ /u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/crsctl replace votedisk +RECO_DG

Oracle Cluster Registry initialization failed accessing Oracle Cluster Registry device: PROC-26: Error while accessing the physical storage
CRS-4000: Command Add failed, or completed with errors.

 

Cause

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