Exadata X6-2: The storage cell flash disks may frequently go into confinement offline state
(Doc ID 2389510.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 184.108.40.206.6 to 220.127.116.11.0 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
- Exadata X6-2 storage cells running F320 flashcards with firmware version KPYAIR3Q
- Storage cells experience frequent flash disk confinements under high workload conditions
When the flashcache is configured in writeback mode, the flashdisk offline trigger a re-silvering operation to sync the cached grid disks. This may expose the system to Exadata critical issue EX42 (Bug 27372426) which introduces ASM metadata corruption during the re-silvering operation.
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