Exalitics Oracle VM Server Failes To Join The Server Pool After Reimaging It with "Transport endpoint is not connected while mounting /dev/mapper/ovspoolfs"

(Doc ID 2336895.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.9 to 3.3.5 [Release OVM32 to OVM33]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After re-imaging the Exalitics Oracle VM Server, it can not be added back into the server pool, in this scenario server was deleted from the Oracle VM Manager, the re-image was done, then the server was  discovered from the Oracle VM GUI and finally attempted to be moved into the server pool which failed with the following message:

 

[2017-11-08 15:24:28 12951] DEBUG (o2cb:174) configure_server_for_cluster error: Command: ['mount', '/dev/mapper/ovspoolfs', '/poolfsmnt    <<<<<<========== 0004fb00000500009e36376f9b6c4f68'] failed (1): stderr: mount.ocfs2: Transport endpoint is not connected while mounting /dev/mapper/ovspoolfs on /poolfsmnt     /0004fb00000500009e36376f9b6c4f68. Check 'dmesg' for more information on this error.stdout:

 

 

Changes

Before the server was deleted from the Oracle VM Manager GUI to re-image it the O2CB HEARTBEAT THRESHOLD was changed from default value of 151 to 43201 as indicated on the below document.                

                   Increase O2CB Cluster Heartbeat Timeout on Exalogic Virtual (Doc ID 1995593.1)

 

Cause

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