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Kfod is not working on Exadata compute node (Doc ID 2539788.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.2.0 to 18.1.4.0.0 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Kfod is failing with the below error

/kfod disks=all
KFOD-00301: Unable to contact Cluster Synchronization Services (CSS). Return code 2 from kgxgncin.
KFOD-00311: Error scanning device /dev/sda
ORA-27041: unable to open file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 42
Additional information: 140729866763120
KFOD-00311: Error scanning device /dev/sda1
ORA-27041: unable to open file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 42
Additional information: 140729866763120
KFOD-00311: Error scanning device /dev/sda2
ORA-27041: unable to open file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 42
Additional information: 140729866763120
KFOD-00311: Error scanning device /dev/sda3
ORA-27041: unable to open file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 42
Additional information: 140729866763120
KFOD-00105: Could not open pfile 'init@.ora'

 

Changes

 Node is re-imaged

Cause

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