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How to Configure a Server Disk After Disk Replacement as an Operating System Disk for /u02 and /dev/sdb on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x (Doc ID 1581373.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X5-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X4-2 In-Rack Expansion - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Big Data Appliance X4-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 

The current note for configuring a disk after replacement is: How to Configure a BDA Server Disk After Disk Replacement With the bdadiskutility Utility (Doc ID 2642582.1).

The following four notes are deprecated:

  1. Steps for Replacing a Disk Drive and Determining its Function on the Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x (Doc ID 1581331.1).
  2. How to Configure a Server Disk After Replacement as an HDFS Disk or Oracle NoSQL Database Disk on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x (Doc ID 1581583.1).
  3. How to Configure a Server Disk After Disk Replacement as an Operating System Disk for /u01 and /dev/sda on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x (Doc ID 1581338.1).
  4. How to Configure a Server Disk After Disk Replacement as an Operating System Disk for /u02 and /dev/sdb on Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x (Doc ID 1581373.1).

The above four notes do not cover BDA X7 or BDA X8 or any versions on OL7.

  

 

 

NOTE: DO NOT REBOOT A NODE UNTIL THE DISK(S) ARE FULLY CONFIGURED.

IF PROBLEMS CONFIGURING A DISK(S) ARISE CONTACT BDA SUPPORT TO DIAGNOSE THE ISSUE.
REBOOT ON DISK(S) CONFIGURATION FAILURE OR BEFORE COMPLETE CONFIGURATION CAN CAUSE LOSS OF THE SERVER.

  

The document will describe the steps for configuring a server's disk drive as an Operating System Disk for the /u02 and /dev/sdb disk in Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.2.*/V2.3.1/V2.4.0/V2.5.0/V3.x/V4.x.

Scope

This document is to be used by anyone who is configuring the disk. If attempting the steps and further assistance is needed please log a service request to contact support for help.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Overview
 About Disk Drive Identifiers
 Disk Drive Identifiers
 Standard Mount Points
 Configuring an Operating System Disk
 Partitioning the Operating System Disk
 Repairing the RAID Arrays
 Formatting the HDFS Partition of an Operating System Disk
 Restoring the Swap Partition
 Restoring the GRUB Master Boot Records and HBA Boot Order
 Verifying the Disk Configuration
 What If Firmware Warnings or Errors occur?
 What If a Server Fails to Restart?
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