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Exadata: Re-enabling physical disks that are in failed state in Cell but firmware state Online, due to a disk sub-system hardware replacement without replacing the disks (Doc ID 2249028.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

Applies to:

Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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 After replacing certain disk sub-system hardware such as the SAS Expander or DBP (Disk BackPlane), cellserv may report one or more physical disks are "failed" and not automatically return to "normal" status.


Hardware replacement, or changes to software configuration.


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