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Steps for Replacing a Disk Drive and Determining its Function on the Oracle Big Data Appliance X7-2 (Doc ID 2383758.1)

Last updated on JULY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

The document describes the steps for replacing a disk drive and identifying its function so that it can be configured for use on Oracle Big Data Appliance X7-2 servers.

Scope

 This document is to be used by anyone who is configuring a disk on X7-2 servers.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 About Disks, HBA, Slot Numbers, and Device Names
 Overview of Disk Replacement
 Disk Drive Identifiers
 Standard Mount Points
 Obtaining the Physical Slot Number of a Disk Drive
 Prerequisites for Replacing an X7-2 OS Disk
 Replacing a Disk Drive
 Correcting a Mounted Partitions Error
 Identifying the Function of a Disk Drive
 Checking for Use by the Operating System
 Prerequisites for Replacing a Working / Failing Disk
 What If a Server Fails to Restart?
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