Foreign configuration(s) found on adapter while node bootup (Doc ID 1312264.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.1.3.1.0 and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Exadata Database Machine V2 - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-8 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Node did not come after recycle. checking the status through ILOM remote console,it was stuck with below message.

LSI MegaRAID SAS-MFI BIOS Version 3.09.00 (Build August 27, 2009)
Copyright(c) 2009 LSI Corporation
HA -0 (Bus 19 Dev 0) LSI MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i
FW package: 12.0.1-0081

Foreign configuration(s) found on adapter
Press any key to continue or 'C' load the configuration utility,
or 'F' to import foreign configuration(s) and continue.

There are offline or missing virtual drives with preserved cache.
Please check the cables and ensure that all drives are present.
Press any key to enter the configuration utility.

 

Cause

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