Grid Infrastructure 12.2 Disk Discovery fails with error "ORA-27094: raw volume used can damage partition table" on Solaris
(Doc ID 2414951.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Grid Infrastructure 12.2 disk discovery fails on Solaris 11.3
All SAN disks dedicated to ASM are EFI labelled (SAN block is 512 or 4K).
The device representing the entire disk belongs to GI owner (here oragrid) and asmadmin Unix group, with permissions 660
For example disk a1b12 :
ls -lL /dev/rdsk/a1b12
crw-rw---- 1 oragrid asmadmin 279, 127 Oct 18 2016 /dev/rdsk/a1b12
KFOD-00312: Error discovering diskstring /dev/rdsk/a1b12
ORA-27094: raw volume used can damage partition table
12.2 Grid Infrastructure fresh installation
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