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When a HDFS Disk goes Bad on Oracle Big Data Appliance Node, /root Directory is Filled up with HDFS data. (Doc ID 1618570.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64


When a HDFS disk goes bad and unmounted (perhaps by a reboot) on one of the Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) nodes, /root file system gets filled up by HDFS data.

Slot Number: 11
Firmware state: Unconfigured(bad)
Foreign State: Foreign
Foreign Secure: Drive is not secured by a foreign lock key



Disk went bad, but ASR didn't fire an SR due to internal bug. Reboot has been performed on the node and as the disk is bad, it got unmounted during startup.


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