RE: Addition of Redo logfile onto RAW Device Failing
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 18:00:38 +0530
Bug 6051728<mhtml:file://C:\Documents%20and%20Settings\vivek_sharma\Local%20Settings\Temporary%20Internet%20Files\OLK11\Error%20-%20invalid%20device%20type%20for%20ASM%20disk%20during%20Add%20Logfile.mht!https://metalink2.oracle.com/metalink/plsql/showdoc?db=Bug&id=6051728> in Ver 10.2.0.3 is the Cause
After initiating the following workaround, Addition of Redo Logfiles to RAW Devices was successful.
P.S. Workaround is Rename the /usr/sbin/lvmchk binary:-
mv lvmchk lvmchk.no
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 4:37 PM Folks
Qs Should the "b" (block device) file - /dev/vg02/rawdb1 OR the "c" (character device) file - /dev/vg02/rrawdb1 be used? Have used BOTH names without success.
NOTE - This is a NON-ASM, NON-RAC Oracle Setup with Database on Mounted Filesystem.
An Old Oracle ver 8 metalink Doc 1051188.6 indicates that Oracle uses only "c" - character device files as raw devices.
SQL> alter database add logfile group 3 ('/dev/vg02/rrawdb1') size 500M ;
alter database add logfile group 3 ('/dev/vg02/rrawdb1') size 500M
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00301: error in adding log file '/dev/vg02/rrawdb1' - file cannot be created
ORA-15059: invalid device type for ASM disk Additional information: 255
$ ls -al /dev/vg02/*raw* crw-r----- 1 ora10r2 dba 64 0x020002 Feb 6 11:37 /dev/vg02/rrawdb1 crw-r----- 1 ora10r2 dba 64 0x020003 Feb 6 11:37 /dev/vg02/rrawdb2This e-mail contains PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION intended solely for the use of the addressee(s). If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender by e-mail and delete the original message. Further, you are not to copy, disclose, or distribute this e-mail or its contents to any other person and any such actions are unlawful. This e-mail may contain viruses. Infosys has taken every reasonable precaution to minimize this risk, but is not liable for any damage you may sustain as a result of any virus in this e-mail. You should carry out your own virus checks before opening the e-mail or attachment. Infosys reserves the right to monitor and review the content of all messages sent to or from this e-mail address. Messages sent to or from this e-mail address may be stored on the Infosys e-mail system.
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