ODA JBOD addition fails resulting in ORA-600 [KfOdaApplianceInit0], [2], [3], Traces and Errors referenced in one of the+ASM alert.logs

(Doc ID 1991118.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


  1. You are using the Oracle Database Appliance (ODA)  (bare metal or ODAVP)
  2. The ODA version is pre
  3. You are in the process of adding a new / second Storage Shelf to either an X3-2 or X4-2 
  4. The JBOD addition is incomplete or fails with errors* 
  5. One ASM instance Alert.log shows  ORA-600 [kfOdaApplianceInit0], [2], [3], traces
Other symptoms can include
  •  Unable to connect to ASM instance using SQLPLUS
  •  Commands from SQLPLUS on ASM fail including DESC or Simple Select
  •  Show SGA fails from one of the ASM instances
  •  One ASM instance may not start
  •  Oakd may not start on one Node
  •  The directory structure for one node may be near or at 100% Full 
  •  You may find references to thousands of trace files in the alert.log or TRACE directory



The following commands can be used to confirm the above prerequisites 



 Recently added or attempted to add a second JBOD to an X3-2 or X4-2 system


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