Unable to Re-Use ASM Disks After Failed 12.2 Grid Infrastructure Install
Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
After a failed 18.104.22.168 Grid Infrastructure Installation where ASM Filter Driver (AFD) was used to label the disks for ASM, when attempting to re-perform the Installation again, it is not possible to utilize the same disks.
The disks are no longer marked as Candidate Disks, but are actually still listed as Member Disks.
Failed 22.214.171.124 Grid Infrastructure Installation and the system was cleaned as well as the disks headers attempted to be cleared using the OS level 'dd' command:
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