[ PCA ] [Re-] Provisioning a compute node fails at initializing_stage_create_shared_filesystem with "A repository: [ XX ], already exists here."

(Doc ID 2301191.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.1.3 and later
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, when provisioning or reprovisioning a compute node, the provisioning process fails at during stage initializing_stage_create_shared_filesystem with the following kind of error message in /var/log/ovca.log  on the master management node :

LUN SUN (3) matches page83 ID /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-3600144f0d8439512000052ed255c
Creating repository Rack1-Repository.
Script Exception:

STDERR: com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.RuleException: OVMRU_002028E Cannot cre
ate a repository on physical disk: SUN (3). A repository: [Rack1-Repo-DO-NOT-USE
], already exists here. [Tue Aug 22 13:51:15 UTC 2017]
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.rules.modules.api.physical.storage.FileSystemRules
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.rules.modules.api.physical.storage.FileSystemRules
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor7203.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.invokeMethod(JobEngine.java:690)
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.rules.RulesEngine.runRules(RulesEngine.java:177)
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.rules.RulesEngine.preProcess(RulesEngine.java:142)
at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.model.ModelEngine.preValidate(ModelEngine.java:542





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