My Oracle Support Banner Failed At Diskgroup Creation Due To "Remote I/O Error" (Doc ID 2883805.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Installing Grid Infrastructure 19c script reporting following error while creating ASM diskgroup for OCR configuration.

rootcrs<node timestamp>.log


2022/07/12 11:14:40 CLSRSC-594: Executing installation step 16 of 19: 'InitConfig'.

[INFO] [DBT-30161] Disk label(s) created successfully. Check <ORACLE_BASE>/cfgtoollogs/asmca/asmca-220712AM111515.log for details.
[FATAL] [DBT-30002] Disk group OCR creation failed.
ORA-15018: diskgroup cannot be created
ORA-15081: failed to submit an I/O operation to a disk
ORA-15186: ASMLIB error function = [kfk_asm_ioerror], error = [18446744073709551495], mesg = [Remote I/O error]

2022/07/12 11:15:51 CLSRSC-184: Configuration of ASM failed
2022/07/12 11:15:54 CLSRSC-258: Failed to configure and start ASM
Died at <GI_HOME>/crs/install/ line 2559.




Jul 12 11:15:49 <HOSTNAME> kernel: sd 2:0:0:2: [sdb] tag#83 FAILED Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Jul 12 11:15:49 <HOSTNAME> kernel: sd 2:0:0:2: [sdb] tag#83 Sense Key : Illegal Request [current]
Jul 12 11:15:49 <HOSTNAME> kernel: sd 2:0:0:2: [sdb] tag#83 Add. Sense: Invalid field in cdb
Jul 12 11:15:49 <HOSTNAME> kernel: sd 2:0:0:2: [sdb] tag#83 CDB: Write(10) 2a 00 00 00 43 e8 00 03 e8 00
Jul 12 11:15:49 <HOSTNAME> kernel: blk_update_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 17384 op 0x1:(WRITE) flags 0x0 phys_seg 125 prio class 0 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Jul 12 11:15:49 <HOSTNAME> kernel: F 4296939.068/220712091549 oracle_30571_+a[30571] oracleafd:14:0553:Remote I/O error: [0x4000] [0x800] [8] [16] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Jul 12 11:15:51 <HOSTNAME> su[30768]: (to grid) root on pts/0
Jul 12 11:15:52 <HOSTNAME> su[30801]: (to grid) root on pts/0

Disks are correctly labeled:

# <GI_HOME>/bin/asmcmd afd_lslbl
Label Duplicate Path
DATA01 /dev/sdc
OCR01 /dev/sdb


Disabled AFD driver filtering  and still same issue

asmcmd afd_filter -d /dev/sdc
asmcmd afd_filter -d /dev/sdb

#<GI_HOME>/bin/asmcmd afd_lsdsk
Label Filtering Path
DATA01 DISABLED /dev/sdc
OCR01 DISABLED /dev/sdb

This server is a Virtual Machine over Oracle VM.



 new 19c Installation


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