Exachk Reports Storage Server Flash Memory Is Not Configured As Exadata Smart Flash Cache (Doc ID 1989340.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.2.1.0 to 12.1.2.1.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exachk not able to perform checks for Flash Modules and fails with the following messages

 

Cluster Name myexa-cluster
OS/Kernel Version LINUX X86-64 OELRHEL 5 2.6.39-400.128.17.el5uek
CRS Home - Version /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid - 12.1.0.2.0
DB Home - Version - Names /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/dbhome_1 - 12.1.0.2.0 - 4
/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.4/dbhome_1 - 11.2.0.4.0 - t338h
Exadata Version 12.1.1.1.1
Number of nodes 24
  Database Servers 8
  Storage Servers 14
  IB Switches 2
exachk Version 12.1.0.2.2_20150122 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Collection exachk_myexadb01_T3X8_030315_150524.zip
Duration 15 mins, 34 seconds
Executed by oracle
Collection Date 03-Mar-2015 15:15:33


Status on myexacel14, myexacel13, myexacel12, myexacel11, myexacel10, myexacel09, myexacel08, myexacel07, myexacel06, myexacel05, myexacel04, myexacel03, myexacel02, myexacel01:
FAIL => Storage Server Flash Memory is not configured as Exadata Smart Flash Cache

DATA FROM myexaCEL01 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED

/root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory

DATA FROM myexaCEL02 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED

/root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory

DATA FROM myexaCEL03 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED

/root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL04 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL05 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL06 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL07 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL08 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL09 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL10 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL11 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL12 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL13 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED /root/exachk_cells.sh: line 104: /home/oracle/checkFlashCache.sh: No such file or directory DATA FROM myexaCEL14 FOR VERIFY EXADATA SMART FLASH CACHE IS CREATED

 

 

On the cell itself , the status of the Flash Cache is shown correctly

[root@myexacel01 ~]# cellcli -e "list flashcache detail"
  name: myexacel01_FLASHCACHE
  cellDisk: FD_12_myexacel01,FD_10_myexacel01,FD_06_myexacel01,FD_04_myexacel01,FD_02_myexacel01,FD_00_myexacel01,FD_01_myexacel01,FD_14_myexacel01,FD_09_myexacel01,FD_11_myexacel01,FD_08_myexacel01,FD_07_myexacel01,FD_05_myexacel01,FD_15_myexacel01,FD_03_myexacel01,FD_13_myexacel01
  creationTime: 2013-04-25T08:35:53+02:00
  degradedCelldisks:
  effectiveCacheSize: 364.75G
  id: c3841074-3d65-413a-95a7-ed928020c8e8
  size: 364.75G
  status: normal

 

Cause

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