Exadata: reclaimdisks.sh -reclaim fails to identify correct logical groups (Doc ID 1911172.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.3.1 to 12.1.1.1.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 

# ./reclaimdisks.sh -check

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] This is SUN SERVER X4-2 machine

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Number of LSI controllers: 1

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Physical disks found: 4 (252:0 252:1 252:2 252:3)

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Logical drives found: 3

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Linux logical drive: 0

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] RAID Level for the Linux logical drive: 1

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Dual boot installation: yes

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] LVM based installation: yes

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Physical disks in the Linux logical drive: 2 (252:0 252:1)

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Dedicated Hot Spares for the Linux logical drive: 0

2014-07-25 09:53:57 +0800  [INFO] Global Hot Spares: 0

2014-07-25 09:53:58 +0800  [INFO] Valid system disk detected

2014-07-25 09:53:58 +0800  [INFO] Valid dual boot configuration found for Linux: RAID1 from 2 disks

  

 

2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  Started from /opt/oracle.SupportTools/reclaimdisks.sh
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Free mode is set
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Reclaim mode is set
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] This is SUN FIRE X4170 M3 machine
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Number of LSI controllers: 1
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Physical disks found: 4 (252:0 252:1 252:2 252:3)
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Logical drives found: 3
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Linux logical drive: 0
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] RAID Level for the Linux logical drive: 1
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] Dual boot installation: yes
2014-07-25 13:29:41 +0100  [INFO] LVM based installation: yes
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Physical disks in the Linux logical drive: 2 (252:0 252:1)
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Dedicated Hot Spares for the Linux logical drive: 0
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Global Hot Spares: 0
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Valid system disk detected
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Non-linux physical disks that will be reclaimed: 2 (252:2 252:3)
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Non-linux logical drives that will be reclaimed: 0
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [INFO] Remove Solaris entries from /boot/grub/grub.conf
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  Reconstruct Linux logical drive 0 with new physical disks 252:2,252:3
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [COMMAND] /opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -LDRecon -Start -R5 -Add -PhysDrv[252:2,252:3] -L0 -a0 -nolog
2014-07-25 13:29:42 +0100  [ERROR] Unable to reconstruct logical drive 0 with new physical disks 252:2,252:3
2014-07-25 13:57:16 +0100 

   


Changes

 New systems delivered with 12.1.1.1.1 image.

This has been also encountered with version 11.2.3.3.1

Cause

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