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CELL-04636: The data partition on data physical disk <diskName> (<diskSerialNumber>) is not empty. (Doc ID 2630405.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running cellcli commands such as list celldisk or list griddisk fail with a CELL-04636 error.

No evidence of an active drive failure is seen in any of the data collected from the cell.

The cell may have either had a disk replaced or recently been restored through a CELL_USB rescue activity.

The disk reported as not empty is a system disk (it contains the OS for the cell).

 

Cause

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